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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.

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For information about children please view the Slough LSCB Procedures Manual .

For information about adults with care and support needs please view the Berkshire Safeguarding Adults Policy & Procedures .

How to refer a client to Hestia

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. All referrals will be followed up by our team within 48 hours of us receiving them.

Hestia's opening hours are Monday – Friday, 9am - 5pm.

Email: or

Telephone: 01753 477352.

Slough Domestic Abuse Contact

Domestic abuse is a specific focus for the Safer Slough Partnership Board under the ‘Violence – Protecting People’ theme.

For further more information please contact the Community Safety Team on

Who to contact

01753 477352
Slough Borough Council

Where to go

Hawker House
Heathrow West Business Park
Heron Drive


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