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Find out who to contact

We’re here to help point you in the right direction if you need help, support or information, or if you want to report domestic or sexual abuse.

Drugs and Alcohol Support

If you are a referrer, You can access information on the full range of local sources of help and support.  **This link is currently not active whilst the Referrers Guide is being updated**

Nottingham Recovery Network

 ***New Drug and Alcohol Service launching 1st July 2016***

From 1st July all new drug and alcohol referrals should be directed to Nottingham Recovery Network (NRN)

NRN will deliver a complete and confidential access, advice, support, treatment and recovery service in the heart of Nottingham.

You can simply ring or drop in for advice and an assessment of your needs:

Drop into:

NEMS Platform One Practice, 79a Upper Parliament Street, Nottingham NG1 6LD. Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fris 9.30-5.30pm   Wednedsay 9.30-6.30pm

12 Broad Street, Hockley, Nottingham NG1 3AL. Saturday 9.30am-1pm

Phone 0115 970 9590 or 079205 86524 or 0800 066 5362

For more information or to contact them online, please go to:  or

Explore Family

Their mission is to work with individuals and whole families to reduce the impact of substance misuse, to support recovery, and to challenge the inequalities linked to drugs and alcohol in Nottingham City. Please click here to see more.

lifeline Journey

Journey  help support young people, under the age of 18 years old, affected by drug & alcohol use in the City of Nottingham. Please click here to see more.

Domestic & sexual violence

If you need help, contact the local freephone helpline on 0808 800 0340

Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid

Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid Ltd endeavours to empower women and their dependants by sustaining a high level of support within their services to provide a safe environment with ongoing support, advice, counselling and learning opportunities together with emergency refuge accommodation, an outreach service for women, young people and children, a supported housing scheme and a Women’s Centre in order to enable women to effect change in their lives”

Women’s Aid Integrated Services

WAIS is a free, confidential and independent charity working with women and their children who have been affected by domestic abuse. They have over 30 years experience and they are passionate about helping women and their children to stay as safe as possible and to recover from the harm of domestic abuse.


Equation (formerly Nottinghamshire Domestic Violence Forum) is an independent, award-winning charity that brings together a range of voluntary and statutory organisations and individuals to work on tackling issues related to domestic violence throughout Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Notts Sexual violence Support Services (formerly Rape Crisis)

Notts SVS Services offers counselling and support to women and men who have suffered rape, childhood sexual abuse or sexual harassment.

In an emergency situation, or when life is in danger, call 999.