Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse information & support (COVID-19)

For information and support during this pandemic please click here

For Portsmouth City Councils One Minute Guide on Domestic abuse during coronavirus please click here

In an emergency always call 999 for help

If you’re experiencing domestic abuse and need support, please get in touch with Stop Domestic Abuse, formerly Southern Domestic Abuse Service, on 023 9206 5494.

Stop Domestic Abuse, formerly Southern Domestic Abuse Service (SDAS), run the Outreach and Refuge services in Portsmouth.

Our experienced specialist team is on hand to discuss your concerns and needs, 9am – 9pm Monday to Friday and 10am – 6pm weekends and bank holidays.

Contact can be by phone, or they can arrange a face-to-face chat in a safe location. The Stop Domestic Abuse service can be contacted on 023 9206 5494 9am-9pm Monday to Friday and 10am-6pm weekends and bank holidays.

Click on the following links for more information and to get help:

Women’s Aid information for older people

Women’s Aid has developed a Toolkit for older survivors, offering practical advice and information.

Victim Support

Victim Support is an independent charity for victims of crime in England and Wales and provides information about domestic abuse including:

  • Recognising the signs
  • Common questions
  • How to get support and legal help

For more information go to