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RISE provides specialist support to help individuals and families in the Brighton area affected by domestic abuse.

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Domestic or sexual abuse or violence can happen to anyone, including men, LGBT+ people, and one in four women

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If you're reading this, the chances are that you or someone you know will have been affected. You can click here to find out more about domestic abuse and the effects it can have.

Our Helpline is open to all callers and can answer and support with many queries. We have additional specialist staff supporting people from particular backgrounds and/or with specific needs:

Mothers and Children

We have a specialist worker and services for mothers and their children - Contact our Helpline to find out more

Black and Minoritised Communities

If you are from a minoritised community and want specialist information, please visit this page on our website >>

LGBTQ+ housing support service

If you are LGBTQ+, are concerned that you may be in an abusive relationship and are struggling with housing because of it or you need to flee, we have a specialist worker who can help you.

Contact our Helpline or Find out more on the LGBTQ+ page >>

Whether you are currently in an abusive relationship or have experienced one in the past and are still dealing with the effects, we can help you.

You can get in touch by calling 01273 622 828.

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RISE have changed my life and I really encourage anyone reading this who is worried or feeling unsafe, or just confused and unsure, to call them.
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Support & advice

RISE offers emotional support and practical advice to survivors of domestic abuse and their families living in Brighton and Hove.
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Parents & children

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I want to help a friend or family member

It can be extremely worrying when you fear someone you know may be being hurt or abused by their partner, ex-partner or family member.
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