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Domestic abuse

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Domestic abuse is any type of:

  • controlling

  • bullying

  • threatening

  • violent behaviour between people in a relationship.

But it isn’t just physical violence – domestic abuse includes:

  • emotional

  • physical

  • sexual

  • financial

  • psychological abuse.

Abusive behaviour can occur in any relationship. It can continue even after the relationship has ended.

Anyone can be abused or abusers.

If you’re suffering physical, sexual, emotional or financial abuse, or are being intimidated or threatened by a current or previous partner or family member, you’re a victim of domestic abuse.

You can report domestic abuse to Kent Police online or call 101. If you're in immediate danger call 999 immediately.

To view the full range of support and information available in Kent and Medway or to talk to someone other than the police, visit Kent and Medway Domestic Abuse Services website

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