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Anglia Care Trust - Domestic Abuse Outreach Service for Suffolk

Coronavirus Support

Open as normal for referrals although staff are working from home so support is being given via the telephone, email and video messaging.

Information correct as of 6th April 2020.

If you are in immediate danger please call the Police: Call 999 and press 55 when prompted if you can't speak.

General Details

Domestic abuse has a negative impact upon many families, individuals and households across Suffolk. Commissioned by Suffolk County Council, Anglia Care Trust (ACT) is now providing the Domestic Abuse Outreach Service (DAOS) for the county, working with individuals and families irrespective of whether they are living together or apart.

The service comprises of 4 elements which can be tailored to individual’s needs, subject to their circumstances:

  • Crisis Support
  • Intensive Support
  • Advice and Guidance
  • Specialist Male Victim Support

We will work alongside you and help you to access other organisations to make sure that you are safe and you get the support that you need. Our service provides emotional and practical support and will support your children if involved. Where legal matters are concerned, you will be supported to ensure the correct professionals provide the appropriate help.

For professionals – to get support for your clients from this service, please download the referral form from our website https://angliacaretrust.org.uk/services/ and either email to admin@angliacaretrust.org.uk or fax to 01473 618660.

For individuals - please ring our freephone support and guidance line: 0800 977 5690

Who to contact

Name
Natalie McCarthy
Position
Operational Co-ordinator
Telephone
01473 622888
Email
admin@angliacaretrust.org.uk
Website
http://www.angliacaretrust.org.uk
Social Media
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Address
Unit 8
The Square
Martlesham Heath
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP5 3SL

Additional contact

Name
Crisis Helpline - 24 hr
Telephone
0800 977 5690

Where to go

Name
Various Venues across the county
Area served
Suffolk
Notes

Officers Based in Ipswich, Lowestoft and Bury St Edmunds. Referrals received are directed to the nearest Officer.

Days & Times

Office and Out of hours support
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Session Information
Various - please contact admin@angliacaretrust.org.uk

Other details

Cost Details
None
Referral required?
No
Age Groups
Pre-school, Children (5-11), Adults, Young people
Notes

Please contact our admin team on 01473 622888 to find out details of Advice and Guidance sessions throughout the County, or to speak to a Crisis Worker immediately.

Last Updated
06/04/2020

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