Help and advice about forced marriage

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How to get help – the Police

You can report Forced Marriage in the following ways:

By calling 101

Online 

In person at your local police station

Remember to always call 999 if you or someone else is in immediate danger.

How to get help – children

If you are worried about a child or teenager who might be at risk of harm or in danger:

In an emergency call 999

Otherwise contact the Single Point of Advice (SPOA) team:

Phone: 01323 464222

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm, Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm

How to get help – adults

If you are concerned that you or someone you know about may be being abused, neglected or exploited, contact Adult Social Care.

  If the person is in immediate danger, contact the police on 999.

Otherwise Phone: 0345 60 80 191, 8am to 8pm 7 days a week including bank holidays.


How to get help – national


Karma NIrvana

Freephone 0800 5999247

Karma Nirvana is a UK registered charity that supports victims and survivors of Forced Marriage and Honour Based Abuse.

www.karmanirvana.org.uk 


Forced Marriage Unit

020 7008 0151

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office provides information about forced marriage and can intervene to make you safe.

 www.gov.uk/stop-forced-marriage

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