Domestic Abuse

Closes the website and opens a new tab in Google Domestic abuse is defined as:

“any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, 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. The abuse can encompass, but is not limited to, psychological, physical, sexual, financial or emotional.”

Radian offers support along with advice and guidance which includes referrals to specialist support agencies who can arrange emergency accommodation.

Answers to some commonly asked questions can be found below – just click on the titles below to view more information.

To report a case of Domestic Abuse, or if you have any concerns or questions, contact the Community Safety team on 0300 123 1 567 and a member of the team will contact you within one working day.

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger call the Police on 999.

There are a number of support charities and organisations specifically tailored to support victims of specific forms of abuse. Click on the links below to visit the websites of the following organisations suggested by the Community Safety team and find out what their services can provide for you:

  • Women’s Aid
    Service to provide support and safety for Women, children and families suffering from domestic abuse.
  • Mankind – Male domestic abuse service
    Domestic Abuse support service for Men.
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  • National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV)
    The National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV) provides a free, fast emergency injunction service to survivors of domestic violence regardless of their financial circumstances, race, gender or sexual orientation.
  • Victim Support
    Online and phone support line for individuals in the UK.
  • Dash charity
    Confidential advice and support charity for individuals and families suffering from domestic abuse.
  • Paladin Stalking Service
    Support and hotline for victims of stalking in the UK.
  • Karma Nirvana
    Help and support for victims of honour based violence and forced marriage.
  • Oii My Size
    Healthy relationship advice, help and support for teenagers suffering from pressure and abuse in relationships.
  • Hollie Guard app
    An app for women designed to keep victims safe and to monitor the abuse, conspicuously contacting, track location and record instances of abuse.
  • Polish Domestic Abuse helpline
    Service to provide help for Polish nationals living in the UK.
  • Hampton Trust
    A charity which runs programs for perpetrators of domestic abuse.

A member of our team can answer any questions you have regarding your legal tenancy and housing arrangement, however with any other issues which don’t regard your involvement with Radian you might require specialist help. For help in sourcing legal advice, visit The Law Society website to use their independent database of legal professionals.

To find a counselling service near you, visit the Counselling Directory website.

Unsure if your web browsing is being monitored? Hide your browsing history by using a Private Browsing or Incognito function.

If you’re reading about or reporting domestic abuse online but not in a private session, it’s important to clear your browser history. Details of how to do this on different browsers can be found below:

Internet Explorer

  • Click the Tools button (which looks like a cog) in the top right hand corner of your browser
  • Open Safety from the menu and choose Delete browsing history
  • Make sure the box for History is checked, then click ‘Delete’

Google Chrome

  • Click the drop down menu (three horizontal bars) in the top right hand corner of the browser
  • Open History from the menu and click History
  • Click Clear browsing data at the top of the page and make sure the box for browsing history is checked before clearing your browsing data
  • Google will default clear data from the last hour. Using the drop down box at the top of the pop-up window, you can change this to a day, week, month or since you’ve started using  Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

  • Click the Tools button from the menu along the top of the browser
  • Choose Clear Private Data (or Ctrl+Shift+Del)
  • Make sure Browsing History and Saved Form and Search History are checked before clicking Clear Private Data Now

Safari  (iPad, iPhone or iPod touch)

  • To clear your history and cookies, go to Settings > Safari, and tap Clear History and Website Data. Clearing your history, cookies, and browsing data from Safari won’t change your AutoFill information.
  • To clear your cookies and keep your history, go to Settings > Safari > Advanced > Website Data, then tap Remove All Website Data.
  • To visit sites without leaving a history, turn private browsing on or off.

Safari (Mac)

  • Launch Safari.
  • Click the History tab, in the top menu.
  • Select “Clear History and Website Data…”
  • Choose the time range (most likely “all history”) that you wish to clear.
  • Click “Clear History.”

Related documents

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Community safety links

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