Glossop Catholics

Agencies providing support for victims of abuse

Refuge  –  A free 24 hour National Domestic abuse Helpline.  Refuge provides support for women and children in danger of domestic violence.

If you are experiencing domestic abuse, there is support available. Your partner may tell you that nobody will believe you or help you. That is not the case. You are not alone.

Contact the National Domestic Abuse Helpline

You can call them, free and in confidence, 24-hours a day at  0808 2000 247

Safe Spaces  –  Safe Spaces is a free and independent support service, providing a confidential, personal and safe space for anyone who has been abused by someone in the Church or as a result of their relationship with the Church of England, the Catholic Church in England and Wales or the Church in Wales.

If you have been affected, however long ago, Safe Spaces can provide you with support. You do not have to have told the police or the church authorities, and you do not have to still be involved with the church. Your information will not be shared without your consent unless you or someone else is in immediate danger.

To contact Safe Spaces, Telephone: 0300 303 1056,  Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm.   Or email

Grief to Grace  –  Grief to Grace is a specialised 5-day programme of spiritual and psychological healing for anyone who has suffered sexual, physical, emotional or spiritual abuse in childhood, adolescence or adulthood, including those who are the victims of rape, incest or abuse by a member of the clergy..

To contact Grief to Grace, Telephone: 020 8154 2719, Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm.   Or email 

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