New Era is the new holistic Domestic Abuse (DA) service operating across Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent from 1 October 2018.
Offering help to all those affected by domestic abuse in Staffordshire or Stoke-on-Trent, New Era provides free and confidential support for victims, perpetrators and their families.
What is Domestic Abuse?
It takes many forms, is never acceptable and includes psychological, emotional, physical, financial, sexual and verbal abuse. If you’re suffering domestic abuse, you’re likely to feel isolated, hurt, upset and scared.
Domestic abuse includes any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are, or have been, intimate partners or family members regardless of gender or sexuality.
This can encompass but is not limited to the following types of abuse:
- Coercive control
- Psychological and/or emotional abuse
- Physical abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Financial abuse
- Online or digital abuse
Support for Victims
24-hours a day, 7-days a week, specialised help is available for all victims when they need it most. The service also provides a live chat facility.
New Era aims to end relationship abuse through a wide range of individual and group support for adults, children and young people for as long as they need it.
Specially trained New Era staff are able to help you, whether you’ve made a report to the police or not. Operating right here across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, victim services are provded by Victim Support and are available for everyone, with safety and recovery prioritised.
Getting help now
Your first step to getting help is to contact New Era.
Call 0300 303 3778 and speak to someone now.
Alternatively, if you’d like to chat remotely to New Era, you can do this now by live chat.
In an emergency, dial 999.