Domestic abuse can affect anyone regardless of age, sexuality and gender. This page provides further information on where to find help, what is domestic abuse and other useful information.
If you are in immediate danger please call 999.
Domestic abuse is a priority
Tackling domestic abuse is a key priority for Durham Police and we work with many other agencies under community safety partnerships to prevent domestic abuse, to support victims and their families and to tackle those that commit this abuse.
Where can I find help and support?
There are organisations within County Durham and Darlington that can help and support you or someone you know regardless of gender and sexuality.
We understand that the first call is a big step.
Your call will be dealt with confidentially and sensitively, you do not have to face your problems alone.
Harbour Support Services are a specialist domestic abuse service who can help people who live within County Durham. You can find their leaflets below, their number is 03000 20 25 25.
Advice for Women (Harbour).pdf (2 pages, 504kb)
Advice for Children (Harbour).pdf (2 pages, 299kb)
Advice for Men (Harbour).pdf (2 pages, 476kb)
County Durham Domestic and Sexual Abuse Service Directory.pdf (8 pages, 81kb)