Are you worried you’re in an abusive relationship?
Do you need help?
Are you worried about someone else?
Below is a list of UK national contacts to help you find the support you need.
In an emergency…
Please call 999.
If you are unable to speak out loud you can key in 55 when prompted, it will inform police it is a genuine emergency, and they can then attend the scene.
National Domestic Violence Helpline
Call 0808 2000 247
The Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge, is a national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.
The Helpline can give support, help and information over the telephone, wherever the caller might be in the country. The Helpline is staffed 24 hours a day by fully trained female helpline support workers and volunteers. All calls are completely confidential. Translation facilities for callers whose first language is not English, and a service for callers who are deaf or hard of hearing are available. Find out more here.
“Working together until women and children are safe”
Women’s Aid are a grassroots federation working together to provide life-saving services and
build a future where domestic violence is not tolerated.
Visit Woman’s Aid website here.
Refuge is committed to a world where domestic violence is not tolerated and where women and children can live in safety.
We aim to empower women and children to rebuild their lives, free from violence and fear. We provide a range of life-saving and life-changing services, and a voice for the voiceless. Find out more on their website here.
Men’s Advice Line
Call: 0808 801 0327
Domestic abuse affects men too. Phone line open Monday- Friday 9am-5pm.
Visit Men’s Advice Line website here.
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