Abuse – Physical Emotional Mental


Ask for ‘Angela’ – the scheme called Ask for ‘Angela’ was launched in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough in February 2017.  It is intended to assist people who need help getting away from a ‘date’ that might not be working out or feels unsafe.

ask angela Just go to the bar and ask the staff for ‘Angela’. They will understand that you need help to get out of your situation and will discreetly ensure you get away safely.

Look out for the poster in a venue near you.






Childline http://www.childline.org.uk – You can contact ChildLine about anything. No problem is too big or too small. Whatever your worry it’s better out than in. Call free on 0800 1111.

Are you worried about a child? If you are please contact the NSPCC. The NSPCC provides advice and support to adults who are concerned about the safety or welfare of a child. They’re available 24/7 on 0808 800 5000 and online http://www.nspcc.org.uk. Calls are free and you don’t have to say who you are. They provide services in several languages and for Deaf and hard-of-hearing people.

Domestic Violence – Peterborough Womens Aid http://www.peterboroughwomensaid.co.uk – Peterborough Women’s Aid aims to relieve the distress and trauma experienced by women and their children, if any, who have been affected by their domestic violent situations.
Contact: 08454 103 123.
National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247.

Hate Crime – http://www.cambs.police.uk/victims/hate_crime.asp – Hate crime is motivated by prejudice and can take many forms. Visit the website for more information.
Reporting can be done by calling 101 or in an emergency 999.

True Vision is an organisation that provides an online third party hate crime reporting tool for people who would prefer not to go directly to the police http://report-it.org.uk/home or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Rape Crisis http://www.peterboroughrapecrisis.co.uk – Peterborough Rape Crisis Care Group was established in 1983 in response to a need amongst women for a safe, confidential, non-judgemental support service.
Call our confidential helpline on: 01733 852578 (Wednesday 7-9pm, Saturday 10-12noon), use the self referral form or email support@cambridgerapecrisis.org.uk

The Elms  www.theelmssarc.orgThe Elms SARC offers free support and practical help to anyone in Cambridgeshire who has experienced sexual abuse. Our service is
completely confidential and you do not have to give any personal information in order to get help. If you would like to speak to someone we are available at the office on
01480 425003. Out of Hours 24/7: 0800 193 5434 or send us a message using the contact page. Email: theelms.sarc@nhs.net

Victim and Witness Hub – Victim Support –  www.cambs.police.uk/victims/victimshub – If you or someone you know has been affected by crime, the Victims’ Hub can give you the support needed to enable you to cope and recover from your experiences. The service is free and available to anyone who has been affected by a crime. You can contact the Victims’ Hub by Calling: 0800 781 6818 (Monday – Friday, 8am – 7pm and Saturday 9am – 5pm) or Emailing: victimandwitnesshub@cambs.pnn.police.uk.


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