Behind Closed Doors

About Behind Closed Doors:

Behind Closed Doors support men, women and children in Leeds, whose lives are affected by domestic abuse, to live safely, free from fear and harm. They provide high quality, accessible services tailored to meet the needs of all individuals, who are affected by domestic violence and abuse. They offer community based outreach services, providing practical and emotional support, advocacy and information. They aim to empower individuals to make informed choices about their lives that will have a positive immediate and future impact.

Their Services

Behind Closed Doors provide support through their Community Domestic Violence team and their Prevention and Recovery Service.

Their Community Domestic Violence team is here to help if you are at high risk of harm from your violent and abusive relationship, by providing practical support on things such as safety planning, housing, benefits and budgeting, health and social care and community engagement. They do this through face to face sessions in the community in a safe location. The aim of the team is to reduce your risk of harm from domestic violence and abuse and improve your overall safety and well being through a service user-focused approach. They can accompany you to solicitor’s appointments and attend the Family Courts with you; liaise with agencies on your behalf to ensure that you receive specialist support in other areas; and make referrals to refuges across the country and temporary emergency accommodation, where available.

Their Prevention and Recovery Service (PARS) provides emotional support for victims of domestic violence and abuse. They offer: phone support, tailored one-to-one support, information and enquiry during office hours, comprehensive referral process to both professionals and individuals and help to make sense of your experience, recover and move on positively. Please visit their website for more information.

To find out more and access their support:

Visit their website here.

For those currently receiving support from the Prevention and Recovery Service (PARS), or to make a referral, please call: 0113 222 4562

To make a referral into the Leeds Domestic Violence Service Community Team please call the 24/7 Helpline: 0113 246 0401

For those who are currently receiving support, please call: 0113 222 4202

For Admin & Finance call: 0113 391 1917

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