Domestic Abuse Support in Kent & Medway
In Kent you can access domestic abuse services by contacting Victim Support for assessment and referral to your local service by calling 0808 168 9111 or using the Live Chat facility.
The phone line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
In Medway you can either email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0800 917 9948 Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9.30-11.30am and 12.30-2.30pm and Thursday and Friday 9.30-11.30am or access support through Victim Support by calling 0808 168 9111 or using the Live Chat facility. The phone line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If you would like to go to Refuge (a temporary safe place to live) call the National Domestic Violence Helpline on 0808 2000 247.
The Kent & Medway Referral Pathway
The Kent & Medway Referral Pathway gives you more information about domestic abuse, the support services and tools to keep you safer.
Who to contact
- In an emergency always call 999.
- In a non-emergency you can call the police on 101.
- If you can’t speak out loud, you can press 55 so that the operator knows you need help.
- You can also video call 999 to communicate in BSL for free by visiting the 999 BSL website or downloading the app.