Domestic abuse - for practitioners
There is an expectation that all Slough practitioners can respond and provide basic safety advice to anyone suffering with domestic abuse. Please refer to your organisation safeguarding policy for support and guidance or refer to the domestic abuse referral pathway and provision map available on Slough Borough Council website
How to refer a client
Hestia will be providing a specialist domestic abuse service in Slough, including outreach support for individuals across East Berkshire. This service will provide practical and emotional support to women, men and children who are victims of domestic abuse via:
- adult 16+ Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy Service (IDVA)
- outreach support (including specialist provision for BAMER groups)
- group-based support.
If you or your client is experiencing abuse, please make a referral by completing our referral form and risk indicator checklist and submit this via our secure email. All referrals will be followed up by our team within 48 hours of us receiving them.
Our opening hours are Monday – Friday, 9am - 5pm.
Telephone: 01753 477352.
Visit Slough Borough Council website for information MARAC (Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference) and Slough Domestic Abuse Champions Practitioner Network
Visit Slough Family Information Service website for information, advice and services available.
Who to contact
- 01753 477352
- Slough.IDVA@hestia.org, Slough.IDVA@hestia.org.cjsm.net
- Slough Borough Council
Where to go
- Hawker House
Heathrow West Business Park
- SL3 8XP
This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Slough Family Information Service website and Slough Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations