Harbour (formerly known as North Tees Women’s Aid) has worked for over 30 years to achieve safer communities through holistic services addressing domestic abuse. It operates across Hartlepool, Stockton, Middlesbrough, and Easington, and offers refuge services, adult and children’s outreach services, a counselling programme and a perpetrator programme.
Visit Harbour’s website www.myharbour.org.uk
Within the Hartlepool area, the following services are available:
Harbour Hartlepool Refuge
Telephone: 01429 277 508 (24 hrs)
Harbour Hartlepool Refuge has 6 self contained units, as well a room to accommodate emergency overnight stays. The refuges can be accessed 24 hours a day and staff provide support and guidance to women and their children.
Harbour Children’s Outreach
Telephone: 01429 868 805
Harbour’s Children’s Outreach team works with children aged 3 -16 who have or are living with domestic abuse or experiencing a chaotic life style. Services include one to one support and group work sessions. The Children’s Outreach Team also works with young people to promote healthy and respectful relationships.
Harbour Sexual Violence Counselling Programme
Telephone : 0845 602 7449
Harbour’s counselling programme offers support to victims of sexual abuse or rape. Qualified counsellors work with males and females aged 18 and over on an individual or group basis.
Harbour Men’s Programme (Perpetrator Project)
Telephone : 0845 602 7440
Harbour provides a programme for men who have been violent or abusive to a partner or ex-partner and can demonstrate their intention to change their behavior.
The programme is voluntary and, after initial assessments, comprises a 30 session rolling programme of group work.
– If life is threatened
– If people are injured
– If offenders are nearby
– If urgent action is required
01429 277 508