Domestic Abuse

Domestic Abuse is unacceptable and can occur in any domestic relationship but and can also include abuse between family members – such as honour based violence, forced marriage and female genital mutilation.

Types of abuse are; Psychological, Physical, Sexual, Financial and Emotional and can include coercive control (a pattern of intimidation, degradation, isolation and control with the use or threat of physical or sexual violence), harassment and stalking and online or digital abuse.

Ask for ANI logo to support victims of Domestic Abuse
We are pleased to take part in the ‘Ask for ANI’ scheme. Ask for 'ANI' and we will provide you with a safe space and a phone to use.

Help is available:

What happens when you make a report to GCH?

When an incident is reported to us, we will identify a safe method of communication with you and make contact to agree an action plan. We will use the SafeLives Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment risk assessment (DASH) questionnaire to offer the best course of action. We strongly rely on specialist support services and will encourage your involvement with these third parties at the earliest opportunity.