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Essex based centre for action on rape and abuse.. Worsk with victims and survivors of sexual violence and child sexual abuse, providing independent, specialist support and promoting and representing their rights and needs.

Tel: 01206 769795



A partnership of domestic abuse services providing a response in Essex.

Helpline: 0330 333 7444. Helpline available from 8 am to 8 pm weekdays and 8am – 1pm weekends.


Next Chapter

Next Chapter is a domestic abuse charity working across the areas of Tendring, Colchester, Maldon, Chelmsford, Braintree and Uttlesford. We provide free and confidential services to support people who are currently experiencing or have previously experienced domestic abuse.

Helpline: Via Compass 0330 333 7444 Direct line: 01206 500 585


Victim Support Essex

If you’ve been affected by crime, call Victim Support in Essex

Telephone: 0808 17 81 694 Lines are open 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Or 0808 16 89 111 If you need support outside of our open hours.