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Galop National LGBT Domestic Abuse

Provide confidential information, advice and support for LGBT+ people affected by hate crime, violence or abuse

Helps you create your safety plan

Specialist advice and advocacy about trans issues and for young people aged 16-25

Explore options around housing, legal advice, counselling and local support groups

Tell you about your local LGBT friendly services

Discuss the possibility of reporting to the Police.


0800 999 5428

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Abuse can be physical, psychological, financial, sexual, discriminatory, neglect or institutional. If you suspect or know of an adult who is being abused or is suspected of being abused you should report it to the Councils Safeguarding Adults Team.
Advocacy services offer support to vulnerable people, people with physical/learning disabilities and/or sensory impairments. These services will support people to: ¦Speak out for themselves ¦Make sure their rights are respected ¦Express what they want ¦Represent their interests ¦Help them get the services they need Their underpinning principles are to promote social inclusion, equality and social justice
Abuse of a sexual nature such as rape, incest, fondling, and indecent exposure. Sexual abuse can cause various physical and emotional problems including lack of self-esteem, self-destructive behavior, anxiety, and depression.