Help and advice can be found from a range of sources depending on your situation, or the situation of the person you are concerned about.

South Yorkshire Police
Call 999 if you or someone you know is in immediate danger of a Domestic Abuse incident.
Call 101 if you want to report something that has happened or you want to seek advice.

999 or 101
(24 hours)

Free and confidential help for young people in the UK.

0800 1111
(24 hours, free to call)

Independent Domestic Abuse Services (IDAS)
The largest specialist charity in Yorkshire supporting people affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence.

0808 808 2241

030000 110 110
(North Yorkshire and Barnsley)

0808 2000 247
(National 24 hour helpline)

[email protected]

Sheffield Drug and Alcohol/Domestic Abuse Coordination Team (DACT)
Advice, support and safety for people experiencing domestic and sexual abuse. 

0808 808 2241

Women's Aid Sheffield
(formerly SARAS)
Offers a safe, supportive space for women and their children to live after leaving abusive relationships.

0114 236 6423

[email protected]

Supports and empowers people from black, asian, minority ethnic and refugee communities whose lives have been affected by violence and abuse. 

0114 255 5740
(24 hours)

Boloh Helpline
Run by Barnardo's, helping black, asian and minority ethnic children and their families who have been disproportionately affected by Covid-19 and face significant challenges to their emotional health and well-being.

0800 1512 605
(1pm to 8pm, Mon to Fri)
Available until 30/09/2021

Talk via webchat:

Sheffield Sexual Exploitation Service (Sheffield Futures)
Support for young people who are at risk of, or have been, sexually exploited.

0114 201 2800

[email protected]  

Victim Support South Yorkshire
Help and support for local victims.

01709 599240

The Samaritans (Sheffield)
Confidential help, support and safe emergency accommodation.

116 123

0845 790 9090
(24 hours)

Refuge NATIONAL helpline
Confidential, non-judgmental information and expert support.

0808 2000 247
(24 hours)

Broken Rainbow
Support for LGBT people experiencing domestic violence.

0845 260 4460

Coram Voice
Telephone advice, information and advocacy services for children in care.

0808 800 5792

National helpline for men wanting to change
Confidential and anonymous helpline for anyone concerned about their violence and/or abuse towards a partner or ex-partner.

0808 802 4040

National Youth Advocacy Service
Information, advice, advocacy and legal representation to young people up to the age of 25 through a network of advocates through England and Wales.

0808 808 1001

Sheffield Suicide Support
Support, help and information for anyone having suicidal thoughts or feelings, or who is worried about someone else.

116 123
(Sheffield Samaritans)

Text Shout to 85258

The Mix
(formerly Get Connected)
Essential support for under 25s. Phone, email, web support and counselling.

0808 808 4994