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Action Domestic Abuse Services



This citywide outreach service works with men and women who are experiencing domestic abuse, when they are still in an abusive relationship, attempting to leave or have already left. We provides a flexible, professional and responsive support service in a range of community settings.

Power to Change Group Work Programme

Power to Change is an educational self-help group for anyone coming out of an abusive relationship focusing on changing patterns of learned behaviour. It can also be appropriate for people still with the abusers. Sessions take place across the year in a number of formats to suit service user need i.e.: times and days set, twilight sessions, female only groups and male only groups

We provide


  • A wide range of practical and emotional support and advocacy to wherever you live in the city
  • Telephone support, home visits, one-to-one, drop-ins and group support work and planning with you the support you need
  • Safety planning, needs and risk assessment
  • Work with other agencies to help increase your safety and your children’s
  • Advice about civil and criminal legal options
  • Signposting service for referrals to other specialist agencies; BME services, mental health, drugs and alcohol, counselling, housing, advice centres and legal services.
  • Support to stay safely in your own home if that is your choice e.g. help with home security

Power to Change Group Work Programme

The courses provide learning on:

  • To change patterns of behaviour learned within abusive relationships
  • To raise awareness of basic rights
  • To build self-esteem, self-determination and empowerment


This service also delivers male victim's of domestic abuse training to services across the city as a full day training course.  Please see our website for further details of dates, times and venues for the training.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Action Domestic Abuse Service
01142 706999

Where to go

Action Domestic Abuse Service
Wilkinson Street
South Yorkshire
S10 2GB

When is it on?

Time / Date Details
Our service is available Monday to Friday 8am - 8pm. Please leave an answer machine message and someone will get back to you.

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