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Domestic Abuse hurts people and ruins lives.
Anyone can be a victim of domestic abuse – man, woman, adult or child.
Both men and women can be perpetrators.
People often hide domestic abuse because they are scared, embarrassed, think there is no way out or feel isolated and alone.
Cleveland Police is here for anyone who is being abused, is hurt or scared and needs some help. We will listen, provide specialist support, investigate your case thoroughly, and make sure you are safeguarded.
Call 101 or dial 999 in an emergency and if someone is in immediate danger.
If you can’t speak, cough or tap to respond. When asked, dial 55 to let us know you need our help.
If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse, and you don't want to contact the police, you can contact one of our partner agencies offering advice or practical support: