- Telephone Number:0330 333 7 444
- Email Address:-
- Local Area:Basildon, Braintree, Brentwood, Castlepoint, Chelmsford, Colchester, Epping Forest, Harlow, Maldon, Rochford, Southend, Tendring, Thurrock, Uttlesford
Compass is a new Domestic Abuse Helpline to access Community Based Services and Specialist Accommodation in Essex.
Online Chat now available! Please click here to find out more.
Compass went live on 1st April 2019 and is the new point of access for victims of Domestic Abuse across Southend, Essex & Thurrock; providing information, advice and guidance and where appropriate assessment and access to specialists services.
Compass provides information, advice and guidance to the public and professionals who have concerns about family, friends and people they work with who may be victims of Domestic Abuse.
Compass is being delivered by a consortium of established domestic abuse support agencies which includes; Safe Steps, Changing Pathways and Next Chapter. The aim is to provide a single number, for callers to speak with a trained member of staff who will complete an assessment and ensure contact is made with the most appropriate support service. There will be an easy to use online form for both the public and professionals wishing to make a referral.
Office hours are now available from 8am-8pm weekdays and 8am-1pm at weekends.
Compass is delivered by Safe Steps. The single point of access is not replacing any support services already provided in Essex by Safe Steps, Changing Pathways and Next Chapter. Its function is to increase accessibility to ensure victims get the right support at the right time.
Telephone number: 0330 333 7 444
Website link: www.essexcompass.org.uk