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National Domestic Abuse Support Services

National Domestic Violence Helpline

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.

Tel: 0808 2000 247

The Men’s Advice Line

The Men’s Advice Line is for male victims of domestic abuse from a partner or ex-partner (or from other family members). They offer confidential advice, non-judgmental support, practical information, and help.

Tel: 0808 801 0327

Respect Phoneline

Confidential and anonymous – for anyone concerned about their own violence and/or abuse towards a partner or ex-partner.

Tel: 0808 802 4040

Rape Crisis

Rape Crisis Centres provide frontline specialist, independent and confidential services for women and girls who have experienced rape, sexual abuse, or sexual assault. Also provides information for partners, family, friends and other people who are supporting a survivor of sexual violence Rape Crisis England & Wales

Women’s Aid

Providing life-saving services in England and building a future where domestic abuse is not tolerated. Women’s Aid have created The Hideout to help children and young people understand domestic abuse, and how to take positive action. Home – Women’s Aid (


If you are concerned that a child is being abused, or to request support, you can:

Call 0345 155 1071

Complete the request for support online form

If it’s an emergency call 999