Local Support Groups:
For those who are currently or have previously suffered domestic abuse
There are currently four local groups which meet in Rushmoor and Hart. The Taking Steps groups and programmes delivered through the Integrated Domestic Abuse Service for Hampshire.
They all offer unconditional, positive and non-judgemental support where you will be able to meet with others who have experienced domestic abuse, as well as a group facilitator who will help you explore the important issues for you.
Taking Steps (meets Monday morning in Aldershot and Tuesday morning in Hook)
Telephone: 01256 541159 /
07810 430689 or click for more information
For details of the support available through the Hampshire IDASH, please telephone 0330 0165445 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rushmoor Nepali Domestic Abuse Support Service
This service enables Nepali domestic abuse victims who have no or little English language skills to access support, information and safety planning. The service also delivers presentations to help practitioners understand the cultural issues when working with domestic abuse in the Nepali community. See here for more details.
Telephone 01252 333618
For those who are worried about their own controlling or abusive behaviour:
Men who would like help and support to put an end to domestic abuse in their lives can access the Hampton Trust ADAPT programme. For further information on this programme please telephone: 023 8021 3520 or visit www.hamptontrust.org.uk
Unfortunately there are no local programmes for females who are worried about the domestic abuse they are inflicting, however telephone support can be accessed through RESPECT on 0808 802 4040 or www.respectphoneline.org.uk
Support for young people living in Rushmoor and Hart who are affected by current or historic domestic abuse:
The Clear Stone Trust provides support for young people through a range of projects designed to meet their individual needs. This may be 1:1 or group based support. For more details telephone: 01252 510445 or email email@example.com
The Integrated Domestic Abuse Service for Hampshire:
The IDASH integrates 6 elements of support for victims and survivors of domestic abuse:
Community based floating support and outreach services
*Independent Domestic Violence Advisers (IDVA) support
*Dedicated support services for children and families
*Crisis accommodation based services (refuge)
*Move on and resettlement services
*Personal support networks and group work
The You Trust deliver the IDASH for residents in Rushmoor, Hart, Basingstoke & Deane, Test Valley, Winchester and The New Forest and can be contacted via their single point of contact on 0330 0165112 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Southern Domestic Abuse Service (SDAS) deliver the service for East Hampshire, Havant, Fareham and Gosport and can be contacted via the single point of contact number 0330 0165112 or email email@example.com