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Domestic abuse

You can get free and confidential help from a number of organisations in Oxfordshire.

The Domestic Abuse Act states that the behaviour of a person, towards another person is domestic abuse if they are each aged 16 and over and are personally connected to each other and the behaviour is abusive

Getting help

If you are in immediate danger please call 999.

If you or your family are experiencing domestic abuse or have witnessed domestic abuse, please contact:

Oxfordshire Domestic Abuse Service (ODAS) Helpline - 0800 731 0055

Open Monday – Friday 10am – 7pm, Saturday 10am – 4pm.

The freephone number will not show on your telephone bill but may appear on an itemised mobile phone bill.

Free 24 hour National Domestic Abuse helpline:

0808 200 0247 - www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/ (run by Refuge)

Women’s Aid

Live Chat or email- www.womensaid.org.uk

Mankind Initiative

Confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence 01823 334244 (Available 10am-4pm) - www.mankind.org.uk