RISE Helpline - Christmas Closure Information

Posted on December, 2023

Our Helpline will close at 7pm on Wednesday 13th December and will reopen at 9.30am on Tuesday 2nd January. Find emergency and support contacts here.

The RISE Helpline will be closed over the Christmas period from 18 December 2023 - 2 January 2024. We will be unable to accept referrals to the Helpline during this time.

If you are in immediate danger, or need urgent support and advice call 999 and ask for the police.

· If you can’t speak and are calling on a mobile press 55 to have your call transferred to the police. Find out how to call the police when you can’t speak.

· Call the National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247 24 hours a day for free, confidential advice in England in emergency or non emergency situations

· National services are also available in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

· If you are in Brighton and Hove, you can contact the Domestic Abuse Team at Victim Support on 0300 323 9985

· If you live in Brighton and Hove, you can find out about our services here

Other services which may be helpful include

· Sussex Mental Health Line - for support with Mental Health 24/7 – 0300 5000 101

· Samaritans - 24/7 service – 116 123

· Women’s Aid Live chat - for female domestic abuse survivors - https://chat.womensaid.org.uk/

· National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline – for LGBTQ+ DA survivors - 0800 999 5428

· The Men’s Advice Line - for male domestic abuse survivors – 0808 801 0327

· Rights of Women – for advice about the law - https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/

· The Mix - free information and support for under 25s in the UK – 0808 808 4994

We wish you a safe and peaceful festive season.

Christmas services update Tw 2023