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Domestic violence and abuse

Derbyshire WISH North - Domestic Abuse Support Services

Derbyshire WISH North provides Accommodation Based and Floating Support services throughout the High Peak.  The service is available to individuals and families (both male and female) who are experiencing domestic abuse.

Accommodation Based Support is provided via communal refuge (female only) and individual accommodation (both male and female).  Pets may also be accepted in individual accommodation.

Floating Support Service is specialist domestic abuse, tenancy related support and is available to both men and women who are living in their own homes. Regular weekly support sessions are planned with the individual and can take place either in the person's home (if it is safe to do so) or at an agreed safe venue within the community. 

The support WISH offer is structured to individual need and can include:

  • Safety Planning
  • Support with finding the right place to live
  • Accessing benefits, managing budgets etc.
  • Accessing legal service
  • Accessing health care
  • Finding out about and accessing community organisations
  • Accessing cultural and religious organisations
  • Accessing education, volunteering and employment.

You can ring WISH North directly on 01457 857714 or email in High Peak and North Derbyshire Dales or be referrred from an outside agency such as your doctor, police, health visitors, Women's Aid, mens services and housing officers.

Should you need advice and support out of hours, you can call trained NCHA staff at the SMaRT service on 0845 650 5599 or text 07950 150 092

Your details and any personal information given with be held in the strictest of confidence.