Our work

Safe in Sussex has two key objectives – 

  • Provide help and support for people experiencing or affected by domestic violence.
  • Prevent domestic abuse through increased awareness and education.

We deliver our services in many ways: – 

  • Refuge accommodation.
  • Education programmes on how to recover from an abusive relationship and build a safer, happier future.
  • Providing play-led therapeutic support for children affected by domestic abuse and trauma.
  • Working directly with people affected by domestic abuse in West Sussex.

Working with professionals

Working with health care and community outreach professionals including social workers, volunteer community workers and GPs.

We rely on our professional and volunteer partners to help us reach people affected by domestic violence who may need our help.

Their skills, local knowledge and “grass roots” experience means they are often the first point of contact for someone experiencing or affected by domestic abuse.

We provide training and information to support our professional partners and they help us by promoting our services and referring people to our education and support programmes.

If you are a professional and want to find out more please use the link below.

Working with schools

Working with Schools to promote healthy relationships and educate young people about domestic violence.

Preventing domestic abuse and breaking the cycle of abuse is a vital part of our work.

The value of teaching young people how to identify the signs of domestic abuse and how to form healthy, respectful relationships cannot be underestimated and last year, our community workers addressed over 7,000 children at school assemblies and classes across West Sussex.

If you are involved with a local youth group and would like to arrange a talk on preventing domestic abuse, please email us or call us on 0330 333 7416.



Safe In Sussex receives 14% of its funding from the government. The rest is through grants, fundraising events, donations, legacies and corporate sponsorship.

Demand for our services grows every year and finding the money to fund our vital services gets tougher all the time.

We are fortunate to receive some grant funding from Children in Need, the National Lottery and local authority organisations, but we are constantly looking for new ways to attract funding.

If you would like to help us in any way please call us on 0330 333 7416 or email info@safeinsussex.org.uk.

If you would like to help our fundraising activities, please click here to find out how you can get involved.

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Registered Office Address:
A2 Yeoman Gate, Yeoman Way, Worthing, BN13 3QZ

Registered Charity No. 1098726
Worthing Women's Aid (Company Limited by Guarantee No. 04691516) trading as Safe in Sussex