Hollaback! Derby is an advocate against street harassment. We are not professionals. Sharing your story of harassment can help reduce long term trauma, but if you need further assistance and counselling, we’ve compiled a list of resources in the greater Derbyshire area.
IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER CALL 999.
Derby Women’s Centre
Derby Women’s Centre aim to empower women and reduce inequality by providing support and guidance in a safe and non-judgemental environment. We offer low cost counselling, mental health and domestic violence support, advice services (including legal and debt/benefits/housing advice), courses/workshops to build confidence and improve wellbeing, and social and therapeutic creative activities. All of their services are confidential and open to all women regardless of situation or background.
Telephone: 01332 341633 (10am–4pm Monday–Friday) Email: [email protected]
Post: 4 Leopold Street, Derby, DE1 2HE Opening Hours: 9.30 am–5 pm Monday–Thursday and 9 am to 4 pm on Fridays (Usually closed for Bank Holidays and other public holidays e.g. Christmas, New Year and Easter).
“Derbyshire LGBT+ is Derbyshire’s only LGBT specific support service, we are here to support anyone who is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender or anyone who is having issues with their sexual identity or gender identity, this includes family and friends.”
SV2 provides support and information for people who have experienced rape and/or sexual abuse.
Telephone (24hrs): 01773 746 115 Email (weekdays 9am-5pm): [email protected]
Post: SV2, Millfield House, 85 Mill Lane, Codnor, Derbyshire, DE5 9QG
Transcend is a support group for the whole of Derbyshire; it supports all facets within transgender, trans men and women, family and friends. Transcend facilitates peer support, provides advocacy and strives to provide any support they can.
1st Weds every month 6:30pm -9pm there is a support group. Transcend also organise other social events
Telephone: 01332 2077047 Post: Bramble Street, Derby, DE1 1HU
“ …aim to improve the health and wellbeing of disadvantaged and vulnerable women. The agency has evolved over the years and is now delivering a range of services, inspirational events, support, advocacy and practical workshops, to improve health outcomes for women. Our services are targeted at women who have complex and multifaceted needs, including those affected by drug and alcohol misuse, women offenders, women exploited through prostitution and those fleeing domestic abuse.”
Telephone: 01332 242 525 Fax: 01332 242077 Email: [email protected]
Post: The Villa, 30 Charnwood Street, Derby, DE1 2GU
Available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts.
Local Telephone: 01332 36 44 44 National telephone: 116 123 (this number is free to call)
Email Samaritans: [email protected] Post: 110 Burton Road, Derby, DE1 1TG
Disability Direct Derby
Disability direct exist to give reliable advice to disabled people.
Telephone: 01332 299449 Type Talk: 18001 01332 299449
Rethink Mental Illness – Leicestershire and Derbyshire Focusline
Offers confidential emotional support and signposting information to adults affected by mental illness. Can also signpost to other sources of useful information and services.
Telephone: 0800 027 2127 / Text 07537 404 695 Email: [email protected]