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Operating in Sevenoaks District, Tonbridge & Malling and Tunbridge Wells Boroughs, from Swanley in the north, Edenbridge in the west, Aylesford in the east and Hawkhurst in the south we are a West Kent charity supporting women and men experiencing domestic abuse.

Suffering from Domestic Abuse?

Domestic Abuse is a hidden crime. It canhappen to anyone - women or men - anytime, and anywhere. It can have a dramatic and negative impact on the health, safety and well-being of anyone in this situation.


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Getting Help

DAVSS is a key West Kent based registered charity, here to help and support those affected by domestic abuse. We offer an easily accessible helpline, vital face to face support, risk assessments and safety planning for every client.


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What do we do?

Are you experiencing domestic abuse? You can take action. Our trained volunteer Domestic Abuse Advisors offer a listening ear, talk through practical choices and options, and provide specialist support when needed most.


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Helping Us

Our Domestic Abuse Advisors are here to support clients on a one-to-one basis. We always need more people to join our existing team of dedicated volunteer workers. Find out more on how to be a part of DAVSS.


Become a DAVSS volunteer


We are looking for a part-time Assistant Manager (supporting clients to court)

We are currently recruiting for a part-time Assistant Manager (16 hours per week). This is an exciting opportunity to join our committed and dynamic management team, mentoring volunteers as they support vulnerable victims of domestic abuse through the court process.
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Help DAVSS when you make online purchases!

Did you know that whenever you buy anything online - from your weekly shop to your annual holiday - you could be raising a free donation for Domestic Abuse Volunteer Support Services (DAVSS)?There are nearly 3,000 retailers on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva, thet... Read More

DAVSS Volunteer Wins Halifax Giving Extra Award

Many congratulations to DAVSS volunteer Sue Ashford who was the winner of the South-East region Halifax Giving Extra Award. Sue has volunteered with DAVSS from the start in 2009 and has supported many of the highest risk victims of domestic abuse in West Kent, preparing personal saf... Read More

Get In Touch with DAVSS

Our Help Line is available from 10.00am to 1.00pm weekdays.

Messages may be left outside these hours and will be responded to as soon as possible

01892 570538
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Our Supporters and Patron

Our Patron is Louise Jameson.

This charity is supported by Tunbridge Wells Community Safety Partnership and Borough Council, Sevenoaks District Community Safety Partnership and District Council, Tonbridge & Malling Community Safety Partnership and Borough Council, Town & Country Housing Group, West Kent Housing Association, Circle Housing Russet, KCC Councillors, Kent Commissioners Fund, Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust, John Coldman Charitable Trust, West Kent Police, Kent Fire & Rescue Service, Great Stonebridge Trust, Whitehead Monckton Charitable Foundation, AXA PPP, the Co-operative Community Fund, Gatwick Airport Community Trust (GACT), Kent Community Foundation, Brook Trust, Spring House, Comic Relief, local churches, and many individual donors.

Watch our Volunteer Video

Created by Goodey & Whelski
Voice Over by Colin Baker
Special Thanks to Louise Jameson
Written and Produced by Joe Whelski and Nick Goodey
Animation by Ace & Son Moving Picture Co., LLC
Richard O’Connor,
Taisiya Zaretskaya, Designer/Lead Animatorv
B. Alois Manayunk, Additional Animation
Marisha Falkovich, Art Production
Sound Design & Original Music by Jordan Meltzer

Domestic Abuse Volunteer Support Service (DAVSS) is a Company Limited by Guarantee No. 7660698 - Registered Charity No. 1143001.