Resources

Access key national helpline contacts and other useful online information sources relating to tackling domestic abuse in the UK.

National Domestic Violence Helpline

This helpline is run in partnership by Refuge and Women's Aid and is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Tel. 0808 2000 247

Women and Girls Network Hub

Advice line open Mon-Fri 10am-4pm / Wed 6pm-8pm

Tel. 0808 801 0660

Solace Hub

Free phone advice line open Mon-Fri 10am-4pm (Tue 6pm-8pm)

Tel. 0808 802 5565

Victim Support

A national charity giving free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family, friends and anyone else affected across England and Wales.

Web. www.victimsupport.org.uk

Women's Aid

Women's Aid work to end violence against women and children, and support over 350 domestic and sexual violence services across the country.

Web. www.womensaid.org.uk

Refuge

Refuge aim to empower women and children to rebuild their lives, free from violence and fear, and are the country’s largest single provider of specialist domestic violence services.

Web. www.refuge.org.uk

Respect

Phoneline for domestic violence perpetrators and professionals who would like further information about services for those using violence/abuse in their intimate partner relationships.

Tel. 0808 802 4040

Web. www.respectphoneline.org.uk

The Men's Advice Line

For men experiencing domestic violence.

Tel. 0808 801 0327

Web. www.mensadviceline.org.uk

Childline

For information and advice for children and young people.

Tel. 0800 11 11

Web. www.childline.org.uk

Forced Marriage Unit

If you are worried you might be forced into marriage or are worried about a friend or relative.

Tel. 020 7008 0151

Safelives

Safelives provides practical help to support professionals and organisations working with domestic abuse victims.

Web. http://www.safelives.org.uk/?gclid=CKTl0Z_LjM8CFQEz0wodk2EN5A

Rights of Women

Female victims and legal advice.

Web. www.rightsofwomen.org.uk