Do you work with people affected by domestic abuse?

Useful numbers

Helpline for Surrey: 01483 776822

9am to 9pm, 7 days a week

provided by yourSanctuary

Surrey Police:

999 (emergency)

101 (non-emergency)

A wide range of support, advice and information is available to professionals working with people affected by domestic abuse in Surrey.

Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARACs) are risk management meetings where professionals share information on high risk cases of domestic abuse and put in place a risk management plan.

Leaflets, stickers and posters for you to download and use.  All awareness raising materials have been approved by the Surrey Domestic Abuse Management Board.

Best practice suggests that all organisations and businesses should have an internal policy about how they support staff affected by domestic abuse.

Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHRs) were established on a statutory basis under Section 9 of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act (2004).  They are carried out to ensure that lessons are learnt when a person has been killed as a result of domestic abuse.

The Serious Crime Act 2015 creates a new offence of controlling or coercive behaviour in intimate or familial relationships.

Information on e-learning and classroom based domestic abuse awareness training available to all partner agencies across Surrey at no cost.

Sharing information about individuals between public authorities is often essential if we need to keep people safe, or ensure they get the best services.

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