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Violence in Close Relations
Have you been exposed to violence by someone you have a close relationship with? You can contact socialtjänsten (Social services) - Team våld i nära relation (Team Violence in close relations). On this page you can find information about the support and help you can receive from us.
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If you want support or help you can contact
Social services Team Violence in close relations
We can offer you, among other things, support discussions, practical help and the possibility of finding secure accommodations. We can also make decisions about getting you support from the Center Against Violence.
We can offer:
- Support discussions at the Center against Violence
- Advice and support
- Financial assistance
- Emergency protection
- Protective accommodations
- Treatment for those involved in violent activities against others
You can reach our Customer Service (Kundcenter) weekdays between 08.00-17.00 by calling 063-14 30 00.
The city of Östersund also offers help to:
- children and youth who have experienced violence
- parents and guardians who have been victims of violence
- those who are related to someone who has been a victim of violence
The Center against Violence in the County of Jämtland
We offer, among other things, support discussions, advice and support to those who are victims of violence. In order to receive support discussions and the other forms of help that we offer, it is necessary to contact Social Services first (please see the title listed above).
For women there is also a group organization available. The group organization is open to women and there is no need to contact Social Services. It is possible to remain anonymous when you call us. We work under a code of confidentiality.
You can contact us on weekdays between 08.00-17.00 by calling 0200-120 145.
In the event of an emergency
If it is an emergency situation, please call 112, otherwise you can call the police at 114 14.
Social Services personnel on-call
Social service personnel are available on-call outside of normal office hours and can be reached by calling SOS Alarm (112) weekdays between 17.00 - 08.00 and on weekends. Personnel on-call are available on days before holidays at 15.00.
Social personnel on-call are only to be used for emergency situations that can’t wait until normal office hours.
Are you concerned that a child is at risk of being hurt?
More information is available on the website:
If a child or youth is at risk of being hurt
Here you can find information regarding national support if you have experienced threats or violence in a close relationship. Pdf, 21.7 kB.