Are you experiencing domestic abuse?


Are you experiencing domestic abuse?

If so, we can help.



The Dove Centre is open for drop-in from 10am to 12pm, Monday to Friday, and at other times by appointment. The Centre is located at 4 West Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 9DA.  Feel free to drop into the Centre between 10am to 12pm or call the Helpline on 01702 302333 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

Workers at the Centre will:
•    Listen to you and believe you
•    Assist you to stay safe
•    Provide you with information about other support available to you

Legal advice is also available free of charge. 

The Dove Crisis Centre is a women-only space.  We aim to make you feel welcomed and safe.


The male domestic abuse service provides a free, professional and confidential service for males (18 years and above) who have been or are suffering domestic abuse or violence.

Come and talk to an experienced advisor in confidence who can:

· Listen to you

· Offer you advice and support

· Help you make decisions by exploring all your options

· Sign post you in the direction of extra help

· Create a domestic abuse safety plan with you

To make an appointment to talk to someone, or to get advice over the phone, contact us on 01702 343868

Children and Families

If you are worried about the affect domestic abuse or family breakdown has had on your children or family, please call the Fledgelings team on 01702 343868.

Fledgelings can provide a range of support to you and your children, including child-centred programmes and family work.  Call us to discuss how we can help you and your family.

Fledgelings also runs the SAFE programme in line with Southend Borough Council.

Remember – in an emergency always call 999.