You may be worried that you are being abusive towards your partner, ex-partner or a family member or not treating them with respect. This page gives you more information about how to address your behaviour.
The Doncaster Domestic Abuse Protocol is a professional's guide to how to respond to victims, survivors and families experiencing domestic abuse and to the people who are causing the harm. Exerts from the protocol are included on this webpage for ease of access.
Domestic abuse, or domestic violence, includes a range of abusive behaviour (either physical, sexual, financial, psychological or emotional) between people 16 years or older, who are or were intimate partners or family members, regardless of gender.
Support for victims of domestic abuse, children and young people, people who are abusive and information to help those you are worried about.
This page gives you details of local, regional and national initiatives relating to domestic abuse. If you have a domestic abuse service that you would like to promote on this page please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have been sexually abused, harassed or assaulted, either many years ago or very recently, you are not to blame and their is help and support available. This page will provide information about sexual abuse and how to get help.
This page is dedicated to providing professionals in Doncaster with research, resources, strategies and procedures in relation to sexual abuse. You will find links to the Doncaster Domestic and Sexual Abuse Partnership and safeguarding policies and procedures. The page in regularly updated so please check back for updates.
Many of these questions relate to partners but domestic abuse also happens between family members and ex-partners.
Domestic abuse can continue to impact on our lives for many years after the abuse has ended. Individual and group support is now available for survivors. We have a laugh, we have a cry and we are there for each other. Together we can also make a change and help other people that are going through what we have. We can influence policy makers to improve services and make a difference.
If you are a professional who needs to know more about domestic abuse, this is the page for you.