Domestic Abuse

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Domestic abuse, or domestic violence, is defined across Government as any incident of controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are or have been intimate partners or family members, regardless of their gender or sexuality.

If you, or someone you know are being abused in this way you can contact the Safeguarding Team at Chesterfield college on 07584 384838 or email

Other agencies that can help and support you: Government Helpline

The Elm Foundation Women’s Aid

NSPCC You can anonymously text 88858 for free and the Helpline will send an automated confirmation response followed by a specific response from a Helpline practitioner within three hours.

Child Line 0800 1111

Police: 101 or 999 in an Emergency.


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