National Domestic Violence Helpline
Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines open 24 hours – member of language line for access to interpreters for non-English speaking callers)
Supporting women who experience physical, emotional or sexual violence in the home.
Supporting women and children to rebuild their lives, free from violence and fear.
Scottish Women’s Aid
Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0800 027 1234 (lines open 24 hours)
Live Fear Free
Welsh Women’s Aid helpline for those suffering with domestic abuse and sexual violence.
Helpline: 0808 80 10 800 (lines open 24 hours)
Live chat: online 24 hours every day.
Women’s Aid Federation Northern Ireland
Support for women and men affected by domestic or sexual violence.
Helpline: 0808 802 1414 (lines open 24 hours)
Men’s Advice Line
Providing support to men subjected to violence from partners or ex-partners.
Helpline: 0808 801 0327 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am-5pm, and 8pm Monday & Wednesday)
Children and Domestic Violence
NSPCC information and support on domestic abuse or violence and affected children.
If you’re concerned for the safety or welfare of a child, call:
Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines open 24 hours)
National Centre for Domestic Violence
Free, fast emergency injunction service to survivors of domestic violence regardless of their financial circumstances, race, gender or sexual orientation.
Helpline : 0800 970 2070 (lines open 24 hours)
Mankind offer support to male victims of domestic abuse and violence.
Helpline: 01823 334244 (lines open Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm)
Information on Coercive control, which is when a person with whom you are personally connected, repeatedly behaves in a way which makes you feel controlled, dependent, isolated or scared.
Galop support lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender people experiencing domestic violence.
Helpline: 0800 999 5428 (lines open Monday, Tuesday, Friday 10am – 5pm, Wednesday & Thursday to 8pm)
Online chat: (Wednesday & Thursday 5 – 8pm)
Information about domestic abuse.
The Henna Foundation
Support for Muslim women and their families.
Preventing domestic violence against women.
Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation (IKWRO)
Advice and support to Middle Eastern and Afghan women and girls living in the UK who are facing Forced Marriage, Child Marriage, “Honour” Based Violence, Female Genital Mutilation and Domestic Violence. Advice in Farsi, Dari, Kurdish, Arabic, Turkish, Pashto and English and a free counselling service in Farsi, Kurdish, Arabic and English.
Southall Black Sisters
Advice and support services for minority ethnic women, on gender-related issues, such as forced marriage, honour killings and the criminal justice, immigration and asylum systems.
Muslim Women’s Network – MWN Helpline
Information, support to Asian and Muslim women and girls from diverse ethnic / faith backgrounds who are suffering from or at risk of abuse or facing problems on a range of issues.
Helpline: 0800 999 5786 (lines open Monday – Friday 10am -4pm)
Text: 07415 206 936 (Text at any time, replies Monday – Friday 10am -4pm)