Clarion Domestic Abuse Service
Local Service

Clarion’s Domestic Abuse service offers support to help people experiencing domestic abuse stay safe. We work with you to provide and encourage choice and independence to help you build the life you want to lead free from abuse.

For women who are at risk and not able to remain living at home our high quality refuges offer secure accommodation for up to 80 women and their children across Kent and Medway.

The Independent Domestic Advisor (IDVA) services is a confidential crisis led intervention service for high risk victims of domestic abuse. They work with the clients from the point of crisis to support them access services to keep themselves and their children safe.
o Risk management and safety planning
o Support with legal issues including seeking court orders and access to professional legal advice
o Provide single point of contact when more than one support agency is involved
o Signposting to other specialist support

Our community outreach provides free and confidential advice, over the phone, in a mutually agreed safe public place or if the situation is assessed as safe then they can visit at home. Support is available to men, women and transgender people over the age of 16 affected by domestic abuse. This can include forced marriage, so called ‘honour based violence’ or stalking and harassment.
o Risk management and safety planning
o Support with legal issues including in seeking court orders and access to professional legal advice
o Signpost for counselling and therapeutic services
o Give housing support and advice
o Access health services

Telephone:
0800 288 9148 / 0800 280 0288
0737 663 769 - Domestic abuse support line (Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm)

Opening times:
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Email Address:
centrakent@centragroup.org.uk