Clare House is a safe and compassionate environment where lives can be rebuilt
It is purpose built for women and children who are experiencing domestic violence or living in fear of a partner or family member.
We also manage the domestic abuse helpline for people South Ribble and Chorley.
What is domestic abuse?
It is the abuse of a partner within an intimate or family relationship and the use of intimidation to control someone. It can be physical, psychological, financial or sexual.
What should I do if someone I know is suffering domestic abuse?
If you are suffering from abuse at home or you know someone who is, please call our domestic abuse helpline to speak to an advisor in confidence on 01772 435865. The line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Alternatively you can use live chat to speak to someone, text us on 07790971237, available between 10 am and 4 pm, Monday to Friday, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that in life-threatening or dangerous situations you must always contact 999.
Covering your tracks
If you are concerned that your visit to this or other websites might be tracked by your partner, please visit the women's aid website for help.
Men experiencing domestic violence can contact the Men's Advice Line on 0808 801 0327.
Lancashire Refuges is our countywide domestic abuse support service in partnership with Fylde Coast Women’s Aid (FCWA), The Liberty Centre in West Lancs and Progress Housing Group in South Ribble and Chorley Women’s Refuge.
Together, we offer a wider level of immediate support to victims of domestic abuse with a single point of access to accept referrals from across Lancashire, in Burnley, Pendle, Lancaster, Preston, Wyre, Fylde, Leyland, Chorley and Skelmersdale.