Non emergency number for police: 101

Other useful numbers

Freephone 24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247

The helpline is run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for women experiencing domestic violence. 

Devon Domestic Abuse Support Services (DDASS/ Splitz)

Tel: 0345 155 1074

Splitz is an independent charity and the leading provider of domestic abuse support services in southwest England. They cover the whole of Devon except Plymouth and Torbay.

North Devon Against Domestic Abuse (NDADA)

Refuge Tel: 01271 321946


NDADA is a registered charity providing temporary refuge to women and children who have suffered domestic abuse, and aftercare for women who leave the Refuge. The Refuge is staffed during office hours 9am-5pm Mon-Thurs and 9am-4.30pm on Fridays.  Outside of these hours it is covered by an on-call service for crisis or emergency support. They offer the services of an Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) to support you through the criminal justice system and IDVAs (Independent Domestic Violence Advisors) who work within the Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC).

National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV) 

Phone:   0207 186 8270 or 0800 970 2070

NCDV provides a free, fast emergency injunction service, working in close partnership with the police, local firms of solicitors and other support agencies (Refuge, Women’s Aid etc) to help survivors obtain speedy protection.