Children see and hear a lot more than we think. If there is domestic abuse in the household the children will be affected by it.
The concept of ‘honour’ is for some communities deemed to be extremely important. To compromise a family’s ‘honour’ is to bring dishonour and shame and this can have severe consequences. The punishment for bringing dishonour can be emotional abuse, physical abuse, family disownment and in some cases even murder.
Find out more about how to make a referral for a victim of domestic abuse so that they can access specialist support.
This page contains the latest versions of the Doncaster domestic abuse strategy and other local and national policies and protocols to support professionals in tackling domestic abuse.
The Doncaster domestic abuse hub is there for ALL victims of domestic abuse. You will be listened to and treated with respect at all times. However, if you would like more specialist support there is help available for you.
There is still a myth that domestic abuse doesn't happen to men. It does! It can happen to anyone.
The Doncaster domestic abuse hub is here for ALL victims and survivors of domestic abuse.
If you are a professional who needs to know more about domestic abuse, this is the page for you.
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.
Can you help us to improve services for other women, men and children who have suffered at the hands of abusers?