Are you from the LGBTQ+ Community and feel that you are being abused by a partner, ex-partner or a family member?

1 in 4 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans (LGBTQ+) people in same sex relationships may experience some form of domestic abuse.

Most same sex and family relationships are based on love and respect but some are based on abuse, power and control.

What is Domestic Abuse?
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All forms of domestic abuse are wrong and the abuse and its consequences are the responsibility of the person committing the abuse. It is not your fault. Domestic abuse is a crime.

Planning to leave?
Deciding to leave an abusive relationship takes a lot of courage and can be physically dangerous and emotionally difficult.
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Local Support & Information

Men Standing Up
Housing, support and emergency accommodation for all men who are victims of domestic abuse.
Helpline 0300 303 0167

Family Action – Emraa Project
A support service to Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) women who are experiencing domestic abuse and require free, quick and confidential specialist benefit advice within Bradford and Keighley.

DARE2 Children & Young Peoples Support Service (Bradford Women’s Aid)

Providing specialist support services for children, young people and families who have experienced or who are experiencing domestic abuse.

Contact: 01274 666241

Bradford Refuge
01274 660052

Oasis BME@ BWA
01274 634850

Keighley Refuge
01535 667352
01535 210067

Staying Put
Staying Put offer gender-sensitive short-term and long-term support to people in the Bradford District affected by Domestic Abuse.
01274 667104

Many of these local agencies will have workers who can speak different community languages.

National Confidential Helplines

Women’s Aid Helpline
0808 2000 247 Freephone 24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline

National Helpline
01823 334244

If you are a man suffering Domestic Abuse or Violence call this number.
The confidential helpline is manned from Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm and 7pm – 9pm.

National Domestic Violence Advice Helpline
0808 2000 247
A confidential helpline for anyone experiencing domestic violence including LGBTQ+ people.

Victim Support
Help, information and support.
0845 30 30 900

Child Line
Freephone 0800 1111