They usually see people in central Hackney but can check whether you find it difficult to come to the office and, if so, they can arrange to see you somewhere safe, accessible and comfortable for you such as a housing office, GP surgery or at your home. They can also visit you with a professional you already know such as your social worker or health visitor.

They will:

*Listen to you

*Assess how safe you are

*Provide information and support on your legal and housing rights

*Support you if you go to court

*Help you to obtain legal protection

*Work with you and other professionals to help make you safer

 

They work with anyone experiencing domestic abuse:

*Living in Hackney

*Aged 16 or over

*Male or female

*Of any sex and/or gender

*Of any sexual orientation

 

THE SERVICES THEY OFFER

  • Legal support
  • Contacting police
  • Advice and support
  • Housing support
  • Referrals (GP
  • Housing or Specialist Services)

THEY CAN HELP WITH

  • Financial abuse
  • Physical abuse
  • Spiritual & Cultural abuse
  • Emotional & Psychological abuse
  • Sexual abuse & Rape
  • Bullying
  • FGM (female genital mutilation)
  • Child abuse

ADDRESS

1 Hillman Street, Hackney, London, E8 1DY

PHONE

0800 056 0905 / 020 8356 4458 / 020 8356 4459

EMAIL

dais@hackney.gov.uk

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