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Are you worried about being abusive?

Here you can find out what support is available to help you make the change if you are worried about being abusive.

Are you reading this page because you are worried about your behaviour towards your partner? If so, you can take steps to consider what you need to do to change.

Most domestic violence is by men and towards women. Although, women can also be abusive and abuse can take place in same sex relationships. We encourage you to keep up your efforts to change.

It can be tough facing up to difficult problems. The change from being abusive can be a long and hard process. We can help you make the changes you need so that you are safe around your partner and children. Here we aim to help you to know what the problem is and make some changes.

Yorkshire Children's Centre Domestic Violence Perpetrator Programme

This programme aims to help men stop their violent behaviour. To help then develop safe and positive parenting and understand the impact of domestic violence on partners and children.

For an agency referral form, self-referral form or if you have an enquiry, email:

Talk about it

The Respect Phoneline is a confidential and anonymous helpline for anyone worried about their violence/abuse towards partners or ex-partners. They offer advice, information and support to help you stop being violent and abusive to your partner. They will listen to you and help you.

  • Phone: 0800 802 4040 (Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm), free from landlines and most mobiles.

For more details, please visit: Respect Phoneline or email: (They aim to reply within two working days).

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