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 0300 323 9985

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 or call the freephone number.

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The Portal Confidentiality Policy