Professionals

The Portal offers a support service to survivors of Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA) and Rape, Sexual Violence and Abuse (RSVA) who are 16+ and living in, working in or visiting Brighton & Hove, or East Sussex.

Brighton & Hove Partnership Community Safety Team 01273 291099

The Portal - Freephone 01273 622 828

Referring Professionals

Professional referrals can be made for clients who have experienced or are experiencing domestic and/or sexual violence and abuse in Brighton and Hove and for clients in East Sussex who are experiencing domestic abuse. Please refer your clients using the referral form beneath:


Useful links:

Guidance for Professionals [425 KB]

The Portal Referall Form [248 KB]


Brighton & Hove Directory of Interventions

East Sussex Directory of Interventions


Referral does not guarantee that a specific service can be offered.

Your Referral

All self-referrals are assessed, prioritised and responded to according to risk and need.

Once we make contact with the client we will offer a risk and needs assessment, discuss the help and support available and provide immediate advice on how to keep safe.

If you have any questions please email info@theportal.org.uk or call the freephone number.

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