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Domestic violence and abuse - organisations which give information and advice

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If you're a victim of domestic violence or abuse, there are many different organisations which can help you.

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Organisations for women

National Domestic Violence helpline

The National Domestic Violence Helpline is a freephone 24 hour helpline which provides advice and support to women and can refer them to emergency accommodation.

The National Domestic Violence Helpline is run in partnership between Refuge and Women's Aid.

There are translation facilities if your first language is not English. The Helpline also offers BT Type talk for callers with hearing difficulties. The Helpline worker contacts the Type talk operator so that the caller can communicate through them.

Telephone: 0808 200 0247 (24 hours)
Email: (you will receive a response within 3 working days)


Their helpline offers advice and support to women experiencing domestic violence.

Refuge also provide safe, emergency accommodation through a network of refuges throughout the UK, including culturally-specific services for women from minority ethnic communities and cultures.

Their website also includes some information for men who are either being abused or who are abusers.

Telephone: 0808 200 0247 (24 hours)

Welsh Women's Aid

Welsh Women's Aid manage Live Fear Free - previously the All Wales Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Helpline.

Freephone domestic abuse helpline: 0808 801 0800 (open 24 hours)
Tel: 01286 882 733

Rights of Women

Rights of Women offers confidential legal advice on domestic and sexual violence. They produce free information sheets which can be downloaded from their website -

Family law advice line: 020 7251 6577 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 7pm-9pm; Friday 12 noon-2pm)

Criminal law advice line: 020 7251 8887 (Tuesday 11am-1pm)

Immigration and asylum law advice line: 020 7490 7689 (Monday 12 noon-3pm; Thursday 10am-1pm)

Textphone advice line: 020 7490 2562 (on the days and times above)

Administration: 020 7251 6575
Fax: 020 7490 5377

FLOWS gives legal advice to women who are affected by domestic abuse - they also give advice to front line workers.

Helpline: 0203 745 7707 from 9am to 5pm every day.

Organisations for men

Men's Advice Line

The Men's Advice Line is a confidential helpline for all men experiencing domestic violence by a current or ex-partner. They provide emotional support and practical advice, and can give you details of specialist services that can give you advice on legal, housing, child contact, mental health and other issues.

Helpline: 0808 801 0327
The helpline is open Monday to Friday, 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm

ManKind Initiative

The ManKind Initiative is a charity offering information and support to men who are victims of domestic abuse or violence. This can include information and support on reporting incidents, police procedures, housing, benefits and injunctions. They can refer you to a refuge, local authority or other another support service if you need it.

Telephone: 01823 334 244
Open Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm (except Friday evenings)


This is a helpline for men who have been victims of rape or sexual abuse.

They may be able to arrange counselling or a support group if you live in the London area, or provide details of an appropriate service if you don't.

You can contact the SurvivorsUK helpline through an online chat service, text message or WhatsApp.

Online chat:
Text message: 020 3322 1860
WhatsApp: 07491 816064

Open Monday to Sunday, 12pm to 8pm

Admin: 0203 598 3898 (Monday to Friday,  9.30am to 5pm)

Everyman Project

The Everyman Project offers counselling to men in the London area who want to change their violent or abusive behaviour. It also has a national helpline which offers advice to anyone worried about their own, or someone else's, violent or abusive behaviour.

Helpline: 0207 263 8884
Open Tuesday 6.30pm to 9pm and Wednesday 6.30pm to 9pm



A national helpline for men who have who have been raped, assaulted or abused in childhood or adult life. The helpline also supports partners (male and female) and family members of abused men.

Tel: 0808 808 4321
Open on Thursday evenings, 8pm to 10pm

RCJ Advice Family Service

RCJ Advice Family Service can give legal advice to men who are affected by domestic abuse - find out more on the RCJ Advice website.

The Dyn project

The Dyn project runs a helpline to support men in Wales experiencing domestic abuse. The helpline is confidential, non-judgemental and free to call. The Dyn Wales website has general information about domestic abuse and a directory of services in each local authority in Wales. The project also offers face-to-face advice, information and support to men who experience domestic abuse within Cardiff.

Helpline: 0808 801 0321
Open Monday and Tuesday, 10.00am to 4.00pm and Wed 10.00am to 1.00pm
E mail:

Organisations for women and men

Montgomeryshire Family Crisis Centre Helpline

The Montgomeryshire Family Crisis Centre provides a confidential 24-hour helpline every day of the year for people who have experienced, or are experiencing, domestic violence. The centre helps men and women and takes calls from all over the UK. They also provide other services, for example safe accommodation for both men and women.

Helpline: 01686 629 114 (24 hours, every day of the year)

Rape Crisis

Rape Crisis (England and Wales) is an umbrella organisation for Rape Crisis Centres across England and Wales. The website has contact details for centres and gives basic information about rape and sexual violence for survivors, friends, family, students and professionals. Rape Crisis (England and Wales) also runs a freephone helpline.

National Freephone Helpline: 0808 802 9999 (from 12 noon to 2.30pm and from 7.00pm to 9.30pm every day)

Honour Network Helpline

The Honour Network Helpline is a national helpline run by Karma Nirvana, a national charity which advises victims and survivors of forced marriage and honour-based abuse.

Honour Network Helpline
PO Box 148
LS13 9DB

Helpline: 0800 599 9247 (Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 5pm)

Action on Elder Abuse

Action on Elder Abuse gives confidential advice and information to older people who are victims of violence or abuse. A relative or friend of the person being abused can also contact the helpline on behalf of the older person. The helpline can be used in the case of older people who live at home, in a care home or who are in hospital.

Helpline: 0808 808 8141 (freephone Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm)
Tel: 020 8835 9280

National Stalking Helpline

The National Stalking Helpline can provide advice on how to deal with any type of stalking behaviour. This includes advice on how to report the behaviour to the police, and what you can expect if you report something.

Helpline: 0808 802 0300
Open Monday - Friday,  9.30am to 4pm

Older People's Commissioner for Wales

The Older People's Commissioner for Wales makes sure the interests of older people in Wales are safeguarded.  The Commissioner can specifically look at the way that a local authority or health body deals with elder abuse and can take individual cases if the case raises issues that have a wider impact on older people.

Tel: 08442 640 670 (standard rate) or 02920 445 030 (local number)
Fax: 08442 640 680

Respect Phoneline

Respect Phoneline offers information and advice to men and women in heterosexual or same-sex relationships who want to stop their violent behaviour.

Telephone: 0808 802 4040 (free from landlines and most mobiles) Monday to Friday 10am to 1 pm and 2pm to 5pm)

Organisations for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people

Galop LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline

Galop provides support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people experiencing domestic violence.

Helpline: 0300 999 5428 or freephone 0800 999 5428
Open Monday and Thursday 10am to 8pm, Wednesday and Tuesday 10 am to 8pm
Tuesday 1pm-5pm is a trans specific service

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