dorset action on abuse
01202 732424


DAA are one of the recipients of the prestigious Queen's Award 2012.

This award recognises volunteer led organisations providing services that meet the needs of people living in the community.

This is a fantastic achievement for us all and DAA would like to thank our volunteers for their wonderful efforts.


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Registered Charity No. 1120060


Evening counselling appointments are now available.

We also offer Skype/telephone counselling for clients unable to come to DAA.
Please call the office for information.


Creative Therapies Group

10 weeks beginning Monday 16 October 2017,

Branksome 2 - 4.30pm

Contact 01202 732424

for more information


Dorset For You: Child Protection

Working with agencies, communities and families for the welfare of children to ensure their protection from abuse and neglect.

NAPAC – The National Association for People Abused in Childhood

NAPAC is a registered charity, based in the UK, providing support and information for people abused in childhood.

NACOA – National Association for Children of Alcoholics

Addresses the needs of children in families where one or both parents suffer from alcoholism or similar addictive problem.

Steps to Wellbeing: NHS Therapies Service

A free, confidential NHS service for people aged 18+, which provides a service across the county of Dorset for people registered at a Dorset GP surgery.

Dorset For You: Domestic Violence & Abuse

Help and support for people directly affected by domestic violence and abuse and those who support them either in the family or professional setting.

Chosen -

Film on Sexual Abuse of Boys at School

An award-winning film  which deals with the abuse of boys by teachers in schools.

Adults Abused in Childhood


Advice and support from the NSPCC help-line for adult survivors of child abuse and neglect

Child Abuse Survivors Films

from Bolt Burdon Kemp Law Firm

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A series of films based on the testimony of five survivors of abuse, these films seek to inform and empower others who may have suffered similarly by sharing some real life experiences of the disclosure process.

Understanding Dissociative Disorders

Mind - The mental health charity

Explains dissociative disorders, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family. Provided by Mind - the mental health charity.