Anyone can be a victim of domestic abuse. If you or someone you know needs support with domestic abuse, then this page may help.
The UK Government website provides a range of information on how to get help if you or someone you know is a victim of domestic abuse.
In addition, there are several local and national organisations which can offer support and many people who contact Tan Dhesi MP regarding domestic abuse will be signposted to these organisations.
If you think you are in danger at any time, then please call the Police on 999.
Hestia provides domestic abuse support services, including domestic support refuges and community-based support.
Phone: 01753 477 352 or 01753 875 620
DASH provides specialist support to adults and children experiencing mental health issues, modern slavery, immigration, trafficking, homelessness and complex needs associated with Domestic Abuse.
Phone: 01753 549865
National Domestic Abuse Helpline
National Domestic Abuse Helpline provides specialist refuge accommodation and helps women find a refuge vacancy with their children. They also assist with finding other specialist services.
Phone: 0808 2000 247
Women’s Aid provides support to women and children who have been affected by domestic abuse.
Family Information Service
Family Information Service provides signposting to local and national services.
Phone: 01753 476 589
Respect Men’s Advice Line
Respect Men’s Advice Line provides support to male victims of domestic abuse.
Phone: 0808 801 0327
Other information and support
In addition to the organisations above which can provide support, there are a number of schemes available and other tools which can assist those who are concerned about domestic abuse.
Free travel to a refuge: If you need to travel to a refuge in to escape domestic abuse, then you may be able to get free train travel for you and your children. You can read more about this here.
Safe spaces in Slough: If you are experiencing domestic abuse, it can be isolating and difficult to find support or think about your options. Several pharmacies and banks in Slough provide Safe Spaces in their consultation rooms for people experiencing domestic abuse. You can find where these are here.
Bright Sky App: Bright Sky is a free to download mobile app by Hestia which provides support and information for anyone who may in an abusive relationship or those concerned about someone they know. Please only download the app if it is safe for you to do so and if you are sure that your phone isn’t being monitored.
Safety check on iPhone: If you have an iPhone and are concerned about or experiencing technology-enabled abuse then you can take steps to cut digital ties with those you no longer want to be connected to. You can read more about this here.
Getting help from Tan Dhesi MP
If you are a resident of the Slough Constituency and have already tried to get help from some of the organisations above but feel like you need further assistance, then Tan Dhesi MP may be able to help you.
Tan and his team can speak with organisations on your behalf to see what further support may be available to you.