Domestic and Sexual Abuse – Referral pathways and getting help

If you are concerned that a client/family that you are supporting is experiencing Domestic or Sexual Violence/ Abuse you should act to help them.

If you feel your client or others are in immediate danger – call Police on 999

For advice and support about sexual violence or abuse – Tel: 02380 636312 or visit website: Yellow Door

For multi-agency risk assessment and support for HIGH RISK DVA refer to MASH. Click for High Risk Domestic Abuse Referral Form (HRDA).  Please also refer to the High Risk Guidance for Professionals.

For onward referral to advice and support for DVA BELOW HIGH RISK contact PIPPA. Guidance for Professionals and PIPPA Consent Form

Domestic Violence Abuse (DVA) pathways Southampton. See here.

Or if you are unsure please call PIPPA on 02380 917917 (Mon – Fri 9:30am 4:30pm)

If possible you should assess the level of risk your client is experiencing by completing a DASH Risk Assessment. This will help you to know which route to take for onward referral and support.

If you are not able to complete the DASH or you need help to complete it call PIPPA. If you believe your client is at risk of serious physical harm and/or their children’s safety is of concern do not delay – refer to MASH.