Domestic abuse support services

If you, your children, or someone you know is being abused in their home in Oxfordshire or West Berkshire, speak to us. Whether you want to leave your home or just need advice, we’re here to help you.

If someone needs help now, call the police:

999

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Domestic abuse helpline (Oxfordshire and West Berkshire):

0800 731 0055 

10am - 7pm, weekdays

National Domestic Violence Helpline

0808 200 0247

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

You can also email DAS@a2dominion.co.uk.

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How can we help you?

Through our confidential services you can explore your options, get back your freedom to choose, and rebuild your confidence and self-esteem.

  • Practical advice and support, face-to-face or via our helpline
    • Support in understanding and assessing your options
    • Pointing you to other services that could be useful
    • Advice on how to leave your home, if you want to
    • Translators if English isn’t your first language
  • A safe place to stay if you flee
    • A refuge for women (with or without children) fleeing abuse
    • A team to talk to and connect you to other people and services that can help you
  • Help creating a new home
    • Help applying for grants and other funds for housing
    • Support with finding a new home and furnishing it
    • Help managing finances and developing skills so that you can stay in your new home
  • Emotional support
    • Counselling
    • Support groups
    • Connecting you to other people and services that can give you the emotional support you need
  • Support for children and young people
    • Safeguarding children and young people
    • Working with other services to make sure children and young people get the support they need
  • Training and advice for organisations
    • Training in supporting those experiencing domestic abuse
    • Consultancy on designing and delivering domestic abuse services

Can I use your services?

If you live in Oxfordshire or West Berkshire and you are being abused, you can call us and use our services.

  • It doesn’t matter what your status in the UK is.
  • It doesn’t matter if you are related to the person abusing you or not.
  • It makes no difference what type of abuse you’re experiencing.

If your abuse is physical, emotional, sexual or psychological, or if you’re being controlled financially, bullied, or threatened or hurt because you’ve been told you are dishonouring your family, you can contact us. We’re here for adults, children and young people of all genders.

We work in partnership with:

Our service is also affiliated to Women's Aid.