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Choices - Emergency HELP


If you are in immediate danger telephone the police on 999 for assistance and let them know that it is a domestic disturbance.

If you need to leave your home now or find out about refuge accommodation or simply to talk, please call us.   Our numbers are -

Helpline: 0800 917 9948  (Open Monday  - Friday, 9.00 am - 4.00 pm)

Refuge Accommodation: 01322 384792

Admin/Management Office number: 01322 280686

If you need help out of working hours, telephone the 

National Domestic Violence 24 Hour Helpline on 0808 200 0247

Dove Project: 01702 300006   (Helpline open 11.00 am-3.00pm and will provide information regarding refuge availability throughout the South East)


For domestic abuse support services throughout Kent and Medway visit the website www.domesticabuseservices.org.uk

Legal Advice

If you need legal advice or help including injunctions telephone the National Centre for Domestic Violence on 0844 804 4999


How to contact us if you need help

Visit us at a One Stop Shop on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday depending on your location (no appointment is necessary - just turn up.  The One Stop Shops are open to both men and women.

Our Helpline no is 0800 917 9948  (Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 4.00 pm).

Our Office telephone no is 01322 280686 (Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 4.00 pm)

Email us at

Please note that if you send us an email using this link it will show up in your 'Sent Items' - please only send emails from a 'safe' computer which cannot be accessed by your abuser. 

Click here for more information about covering your tracks on the internet.

Other Areas

If you are looking for support in another area, you can call the National Domestic Violence Helpline (24 hours) on 0808 2000 247 or visit the Women's Aid Federation of England website www.womensaid.org.ukwho have a "Services in your area" page to help you find your local Women's Aid group.