Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse

If you have experienced domestic abuse and need support, advice or a place of safety, phone the Derbyshire Domestic Abuse freephone number 0800 019 8668.

This service is provided locally by The Elm Foundation, and is available to everyone - men and women, children and young people, whatever their ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability.

Find out about more about The Elm Foundation

If you want to discuss your housing options contact our homelessness prevention service.  

Support outside office hours

For support outside normal working hours, phone Call Derbyshire on 01629 533190 or in an emergency phone the police on 999.

The National Domestic Violence free 24-hour helpline number is 0808 200 0247.

To contact the police for a non-emergency, dial 101.

Local support

The Elm Foundation

We have teamed up with The Elm Foundation - a safe, and supportive place for anyone affected by domestic abuse - to provide resources and information about the charity to help victims of domestic abuse. 

Find out how The Elm Foundation can help you.

Refuge service at The Elm Foundation


The Elm Foundation provides a refuge service which provides rooms for 22 women and their children across three different refuges. 

Art therapy at The Elm Foundation


Art therapy is one of the types of therapies that The Elm Foundation provides. Find out more about it in the video above. 

Meet Jennifer, chief executive of The Elm Foundation

This is Jennifer, chief executive of The Elm Foundation, explaining why she chose to work for the charity. 

Homelessness - Pathways of Chesterfield

If you need to move or you're at risk of moving out of your home in an emergency, you can contact Pathways of Chesterfield on 01246 498204. The out of hours number for this service is 01629 533190.

Last updated on 15/05/2024