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Domestic Abuse

Domestic Abuse posterInformation, resources and courses for professionals working to support those experiencing abuse.

Domestic abuse is defined as an incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening, degrading and violent behaviour, including sexual violence, in the majority of cases by a partner or ex-partner, but also by a family member or carer.

Domestic abuse can include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Coercive control (a pattern of intimidation, degradation, isolation and control with the use or threat of physical or sexual violence)
  • Psychological and/or emotional abuse
  • Physical or sexual abuse
  • Financial or economic abuse
  • Harassment and stalking
  • Online or digital abuse

A new contract to support survivors of domestic abuse (DA) and their children has been awarded to The Surrey Domestic Abuse Partnership by Surrey County Council and their joint commissioning partners, Surrey Police and The Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Surrey.  New contract awarded to support survivors of domestic abuse in Surrey | Healthy Surrey

For  further Domestic Abuse resources in Surrey please visit Surrey Against Domestic Abuse Partnership –  information and guidance