We’ll arrange for a professional to contact you at a time and in the way you have asked. We will only contact you if it is safe to do so.
We’ll decide which service is best placed to give you the best help
Our staff will treat anything you say in confidence, unless something you disclose indicates you or someone else is at risk.
Here for you
Safer Futures offers an integrated service across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly for people of all ages. We have a number of different programmes for different stages of your journey. The Safer Futures Helpline is a single point of contact for people wanting to access our services. The helpline team are trained to take domestic abuse and sexual violence calls and quickly assess what help you need. They carry out risk assessments and prepare support safety plans that are tailored to you. They can also put you in touch with other agencies who can support you if our services aren’t suitable.
The helpline is staffed between 09:00-17:00 on Mondays to Fridays.
Social Care Institute for Excellence have developed a quick guide with Respect and SafeLives to provide practical ideas for social care professionals about the impact on domestic violence and abuse as lockdown eases. Click here to read. For information for professionals here.
We have launched a Live Web Chat Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00 This is available on saferfutures.org.uk and firstlight.org.uk. Huge thanks to Cornwall Community Foundation who have kindly funded this project meaning we can potentially reach more people who are in need of advice and support.
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