Sheffield DACT (Domestic Abuse Coordination Team) have responsibility for domestic abuse services in Sheffield.
Sheffield Domestic Abuse Helpline – 0808 808 2241 is available Monday – Friday 8.00am – 7.00pm and Saturday 9.00am – 5.00pm (not bank holidays). Out of these hours you can call the National Domestic Violence Helpline 24/7 – 0808 2000 247
You can call the helpline to talk with an experienced worker and/or work through which services might work best for you. If you don’t want to speak on the phone or it is unsafe for you to do so, you can email the helpline on firstname.lastname@example.org to ask for advice and information.
The helpline offers:
- advice, support and safety for people experiencing domestic and sexual abuse
- a service to women, men, children, young people, practitioners and worried family members
- up-to-date access to services in Sheffield and available refuge spaces
If you need an interpreter, DACT can provide you with one. You can also read their information on their website in multiple languages.
The Sheffield DACT website has a comprehensive list of other organisations that might be able to support you in your situation whatever your gender, including specialist refuges, housing support, LGBT and advocacy services. You can view this list of services with full contact details and links to their websites by clicking here.
- Sheffield DACT (general office), Sheffield City Council, Moorfoot Building (Level 9 East), Sheffield, S1 4PL