Call 999 if you or someone you know is in immediate danger.


National

The National Domestic Abuse Helpline, is a freephone number, open 24 hours a day, run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge. Call: 0808 2000 247

In Wales

Welsh Women’s Aid run a confidential 24 Hour ‘Live Fear Free’ Helpline. Call: 0808 80 10 800.

In Scotland

Scotland's Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline is open 24 hours a day. Call: 0800 0271234.

In Northern Ireland

Women's Aid Federation Northern Ireland offer a Freephone 24-hour Domestic & Sexual Violence Helpline. Call: 0808 802 1414.


For employers

Hestia's Respond to Abuse Advice line is a free resource for employers, run by Hestia. Employers can call Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, for support, guidance or information about domestic abuse and how to support employees and colleagues experiencing domestic abuse. Call: 07770 480437 or  0203 879 3695.  


For LGBT+ people affected by domestic abuse

Galop run a free helpline available Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm and until 8pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Call: 0800 999 5428.

Dyn Wales run a free and confidential helpline for Heterosexual, Gay, Bisexual and Trans men who are experiencing Domestic abuse from a partner in Wales, available Monday and Tuesday 10am to 4pm and Wednesday 10am to 1pm. Call: 0808 801 0321.


For men affected by domestic abuse

The Mankind Initiative run a confidential helpline available Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm. Call: 01823 334244.

Respect run a confidential helpline available Monday to Friday 10am to 8pm. Call: 0808 8010327.

Dyn Wales run a free and confidential helpline for Heterosexual, Gay, Bisexual and Trans men who are experiencing Domestic abuse from a partner in Wales, available Monday and Tuesday 10am to 4pm and Wednesday 10am to 1pm. Call: 0808 801 0321.

SurvivorsUK is an inclusive service for male survivors of sexual abuse, available Monday to Sunday 12pm - 8pm. Call 0203 598 3989 or chat via SMS 020 3322 1860.


For minoritised women affected by domestic abuse

BAWSO run a A 24-hour helpline for black minority ethnic (BAME) and migrant victims of domestic abuse, violence and exploitation in Wales. Call: 0800 7318147.

Imkaan is the only UK based women's organisation dedidicated to addressing violence against Black and Minoritised Women. Contact through their website. 

Jewish Women's Aid run a helpline for Jewish women and girls affected by domestic abuse, available Monday to Thursday 9.30am to 9.30pm. Call: 0808 801 0500.

LAWRS - A helpline for Latin American migrant women, available Monday to Friday 11am to 1pm. Call: 0808 145 4909

Nour specialise in providing Islamic support and advice through Islamic advisors (male and female) who are from a range of different Islamic schools of thought. They support members of the BAME community through a deep understanding and expertise in working with marginalised and 'hidden' communities. Contact through their website. 

Southall Black Sisters offer specialist support, advocacy and information to Asian and Afro-Caribbean women suffering abuse. Available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, run by Southall Black Sisters. Call: 020 8571 9595.

Chayn supports survivors of abuse across borders and is trauma-informed, intersectional, multi-lingual and feminist. Chayn has an extensive resource section and connections with local services online.


For disability support

Dial UK
There are around 120 local Disability Information and Advice Line services (DIALs) throughout Great Britain run by and for disabled people. To find out if there is a DIAL that covers your area call: 0808 800 3333. You can also find out more here.

RNIB helpline
Information and support for anyone with visual impairment and sight problems. RNIB helpline is on 0303 123 9999.

Deaf Hope
DeafHope is the only sign-language based service designed to help Deaf women and children who suffer domestic violence. They have a text service on 07970 350366.

RNID
Information service for deaf and hard of hearing people, their carers, families and professionals. Telephone: 0808 808 0123 (freephone) Textphone: 0808 808 9000 (freephone) SMS: 0780 0000 360.


For stalking support

The Suzy Lampugh Trust run the National Stalking Helpline, available 9.30am - 8pm weekdays except Wednesdays. Call 0808 080 4994.


For perpetrators

Respect run a confidential and free helpline, which is available Monday to Thursday 10am to 8pm and Friday 10am to 5pm. Call: 0808 8024040.


If you are concerned about a child

NSPCC run an advice and support line, available Monday to Friday 8am and 10pm and 9am and 6pm at the weekends. Call: 0808 800 5000.


For legal assistance

The Domestic Abuse Alliance run an advice line with legal assistance for domestic abuse victims, available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Call: 0800 101 7110.

Affordable Justice offer legal services for women and calls are free. Call: 01482 711003.


For honour-based abuse support

Karma Nirvana run a free advice line available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Call: 0800 5999 247.


For revenge porn support

The Revenge Porn Helpline run an advice and support line, available Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm. Call: 0345 6000 459.

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