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In an Emergency


In an emergency

If you suspect that your partner is about to attack you;

  • try to go to a lower risk area of the house
  • avoid the kitchen, garage and areas where weapons may be found
  • avoid rooms where you might be trapped, such as the bathroom, or where you might be shut into a cupboard or other small space
  • get to a room with a window or access outside
  • get to a room with a lock on the door
  • get to a room with a telephone or carry a mobile with you, and
  • call 999 and ask for the police

Emergency accommodation with the Northern Ireland Housing Executive

Need Emergency Housing?

Northern Ireland Housing Executive

Contact information

  • 03448 920 900 (Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm)
  • 03448 920908 (Mon – Fri after 5pm, weekends, and holiday periods)
  • If you have hearing difficulties, you can communicate using the Next Generation Text service on 18001 03448 920908

NIHE website