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Rushmoor and Hart Support Groups

For those who are currently or have previously suffered domestic abuse
There are several support groups who meet in Rushmoor and Hart and offer unconditional, positive and non-judgemental support.
The groups enable you to meet with others who have experienced domestic abuse and explore the important issues for you, whilst being supported by a group facilitator. 

For information about the support groups delivered by the You Trust, which include the Recovery Programme, please contact the IDASH (Integrated Domestic Abuse Support for Hampshire) service on 0330 0165112 or email

For information about the Taking Steps groups, please contact 01256 541159. 

Rushmoor Nepali Domestic Abuse Support Service

This service enables Nepali domestic abuse victims who have no or little English language skills to access support, information and safety planning. The service also delivers presentations to help practitioners understand the cultural issues when working with domestic abuse in the Nepali community.
Telephone 01252 333618

Support for Children and Young People

Children and Young People's advocates are based within the IDASH service and offer help and support for those children who have experienced living with domestic abuse as well as for young people who are experiencing intimate teenage violence.  

For those who are worried about their own controlling or abusive behaviour:
Men who would like help and support to put an end to domestic abuse in their lives, the Domestic Abuse Prevention Partnership for Hampshire delivers a range of tailored support, including 1:1 and group based programmes.
For more information, please telephone: 023 8021 3520 or visit

Unfortunately there are no local programmes for females who are worried about the domestic abuse they are inflicting, however telephone support can be accessed through RESPECT on 0808 802 4040 or


The Integrated Domestic Abuse Service for Hampshire:
The IDASH integrates 6 elements of support for victims and survivors of domestic abuse:
* Community based floating support and outreach services
*Independent Domestic Violence Advisers (IDVA) support
*Dedicated support services for children and families
*Crisis accommodation based services (refuge)
*Move on and resettlement services
*Personal support networks and group work

The You Trust deliver the IDASH for residents in Rushmoor, Hart, Basingstoke & Deane, Test Valley, Winchester and The New Forest and can be contacted via their single point of contact on 0330 0165112 or email

Southern Domestic Abuse Service (SDAS) deliver the service for East Hampshire, Havant, Fareham and Gosport and can be contacted via the single point of contact number 0330 0165112 or email