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Raising concerns and staying safe

If you are being mistreated, harmed or abused – or you suspect someone else is – please report it.

Report concerns of abuse or harm

In an emergency, dial 999 for the police.

Keeping you safe from abuse

Surrey Safeguarding Adults Board

Keeping you safe from fire

Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse is the physical, emotional, verbal, sexual or financial abuse of one person by another with whom they have or have had an intimate or family-type relationship. It arises from the misuse of power and control by one person over another. It is rarely a one-off event, but tends to escalate in frequency and severity over time.

Please see the Healthy Surrey website to find out more information including how to get help.

How to get help - Frightened, hurt or controlled by a partner, ex-partner or family member? Speak to someone trained to provide you with emotional and practical support

What is domestic abuse? - Abuse in the home is more widespread than you think. It affects men and women of all ages, ethnicities, orientations and income levels, regardless of ability

Keeping yourself and your children safe - If you are not ready to leave an abusive relationship you may be able to minimise the risk to yourself and your children

How can I help someone who is being abused? - You can support a friend or family member who is experiencing domestic abuse in a number of ways

Worried about your own abusive behaviour? - If you recognise you are using abuse and control within your relationship, attending Stepping Up sessions can help

For professionals - Information for professionals working to support those experiencing abuse, including training and awareness raising materials