Help and advice about so called honour based violence
How to get help – the Police
You can report so called honour based violence in the following ways:
• By calling 101
• In person at your local police station
Remember to always cal 999 if you or someone else is in immediate danger.
How to get help – specialist services
If you’ve been affected by domestic or sexual abuse or violence contact The Portal to find out more about the help, advice and support available. The Portal is a partnership of leading Sussex Domestic and Sexual Abuse Charities including cgl, which also offers a range of other services in East Sussex.
To contact The Portal, call Freephone 0300 323 9985 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Freephone 0800 5999247
Karma Nirvana is a UK registered charity that supports victims and survivors of Forced Marriage and Honour Based Abuse.