Safer New Forest is a partnership that consists of partner agencies such as New Forest District Council, Hampshire Constabulary, Hampshire Fire and Rescue and Probation. Together they work towards reducing crime and anti-social behaviour and to make the New Forest a safer place to live, work and visit.
The partnerships key priorities for 2018-2019 are:
- Children at risk
- Modern slavery & human trafficking
- Drug & alcohol related harm
- Develop consistent recognition and access to support for victims of domestic abuse
For further information regarding the priorities within the partnership plan, please visit Safer New Forest partnership or ring 023 8028 5438.
DOMESTIC ABUSE SUPPORT IN HAMPSHIRE
Support is provided through the Integrated Domestic Abuse Service which is delivered by “you first“. this provides a confidential help service for women, men, children and young people experiencing domestic abuse in Hampshire.
Ring the Helpline on Freephone 03300 165 112.
Other national numbers include:
The National Domestic Violence helpline 0808 2000 247
Respect perpetrators helpline 0808 802 4040
Respect men’s advice line 0808 801 0327
Broken Rainbow for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual (LGBT) 08452 60 4462
IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER CALL 999
Victims of Modern Slavery are trapped in their situations by lies, co-coercion, threats to themselves or their families, violence and debt. The purpose is exploitation.
Types of exploitation:
- Labour exploitation
- Sexual exploitation
- Domestic Servitude
- Forced criminality
- Forced marriage
- Organ harvesting
SPOT THE SIGNS
The first step is to be able to sense modern slavery and spot it. By understanding the signs to look for you could help the most vulnerable people in your community.
To learn how to spot the signs for each type of exploitation go to:
IF YOU THINK SOMEONE IS AT IMMEDIATE RISK OF HARM CALL 999
24 modern slavery helpline 0800 0121 700
If you are a victim of stalking and want support the charity Aurora New Dawn givives safety, support, advocacy and empowerment to survivors of domestic abuse, sexual violence and stalking.
Contact 02392 479254 or visit the Aurora website at http://www.aurorand.org.uk/