Domestic Abuse

There are a number of organisations that can help and advise on situations of domestic abuse



In an emergency always call 999
For support and advice you can call 101
(Police non-emergency number)

National Domestic Violence Helpline
0808 200 0247

WomenCentre Calderdale and Kirklees

Advice, Guidance and Counselling.

Referral info: none

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 01422 386500

Stonham – Women’s Refuge

When client arrives with nothing they are able to provide toiletry packs/ food parcel and clothing from own stores / welfare fund for women and children escaping domestic violence.

Referral info: none

 Heather Cooper

 01484 727429

Department for Work & Pensions

Maternity Grant: One off payment of £500 to claimant or partner who are expecting a child who are in receipt of qualifying benefit and where there are no other children in the family under the age of 16. The grant can be applied for within 11 weeks of expected birth date or up to 3 months after the birth.

Referral info: Download form SF100 from direct.gov and send to Freepost Plus RSCE-EATS-AHAK, Wembley BDC, Post Box 110, Londond SW95 9EA

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Visit the Guidance Website

NHS Healthy Start

Free vouchers: Eligible people can get free vouchers every week to spend on milk, plain fresh, frozen fruit & veg, and infant formula milk. They can also get free vitamins.

People could qualify if on benefits & have children under the age of four, or if they’re pregnant and under 18.

Referral info: Needs to be signed off by midwife or health visitor.

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 0845 607 6823

Stonham Rowntree Fund

Small Grants: Grant of up to £250 for women with children, or single pregnant women who are resident in refuge.

Referral info: none

 Kelly Killeen

 0845 1551234