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Domestic abuse support

Domestic abuse support

IDAS offers free, confidential support and advice and access to emergency accommodation for anyone who is subject to domestic abuse.

Our inclusive and accessible services are provided across North Yorkshire, Sheffield and Barnsley, supporting thousands of people each year. As well as providing practical support and accommodation, we have designed services to help people overcome the traumatic impacts of domestic abuse.  Our services include women’s refuges and dispersed accommodation, one to one support, group work, on-line support and our helpline which is available 365 days a year.  We also support children and young people who’ve lived with abuse.

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About domestic abuse

Your frequently asked questions about domestic abuse and how to spot the signs of an abusive relationship.

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Our support explained

Everything you need to know about the support we provide and what to do if you are worried about a loved one.

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Your safety

Find out more about the measures you can take to help you stay safer.

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Domestic abuse and families

We provide support to whole families as well as to children and young people in their own right.

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Domestic abuse and the justice system

We can support you through the justice system and advise you about the family courts.

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Victims with no recourse to public funds

Regardless of your immigration status we can provide support and accommodation.

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Male victims of domestic abuse

Whilst most victims of abuse are women, we support hundreds of men who are experiencing abuse in both gay and straight relationships every year.

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LGBTQ+ victims of domestic abuse

People who are LGBTQ experience abuse in their relationships at the same rates as straight people. We are here for every survivor.

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Services for perpetrators

If you are concerned about your own behaviour we can link you to local services that may be able to help.

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