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Domestic Abuse - Get Support

If you are in immediate danger please call 999. Can't speak then dial 55 & the operator with respond.

Freephone National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247

24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Run by Refuge. The helpline is answered by fully trained female support workers & volunteers who will answer your call in confidence.

Bright Sky App

Launched on 15 May 2018 by Hesita, the Bright Sky enables users to locate their nearest support centre by searching their area, postcode or current location. Other features include a MY JOURNAL tool to log incidents of abuse in text, visual and audio forms, questionnaires to assess the safety of a relationship as well as further information and resources around domestic abuse, sexual consent, harassment and stalking.


The Police

An emergency call 999 - if you can't speak then dial 55 and the operator will respond. Call the UK police non-emergency number, 101, if you need support or advice from the police and it's not an emergency. If you're deaf or hard of hearing, use our textphone service on 18001 101.

National Services

Domestic Violence Assist

Specialises in assistance to obtain emergency injunctions from being further abused.

Phone: 0800 195 8699


Providing advice, support, therapy and information for those in abusive relationships & those that have left. Excellent website.

Help line: 0808 802 5565


The Hourglass confidential helpline provides information and support to anyone concerned about harm, abuse or exploitation of an older person.

Phone: 0808 808 8141

Women’s Aid Domestic Violence Helpline

Free 24-hour national helpline run by Women’s Aid and Refuge.

Phone: 0808 2000 247

Men’s Advice LineExternal Link

Confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse.

Phone: 0808 801 0327

National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline

Emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people.

Phone: 0800 999 5428

National Centre for Domestic Violence

Specialises in assistance to get emergency injunctions from being further abused.

Phone: 0800 970 2070

National Stalking Helpline

Guidance on the law, how to report stalking, gathering evidence, staying safe and reducing the risk.

Phone: 0808 802 0300

Victim Support

Free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family and friends.

Phone: 08 08 16 89 111

London Based help

Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation (IKWRO) 020 7920 6460 Provides assistance and support to Kurdish, Farsi and Arabic-speaking women living in London. Southall Black Sisters 020 8571 0800 Supports the needs of black (Asian and African-Caribbean) women. Ashiana Project 020 8539 0427 or 020 8539 9656 Provides temporary, safe housing for South Asian, Turkish and Iranian women aged 16-30 experiencing domestic violence. Helps those who may be suffering from violence and threats of violence at the hands of their family or community (honour-based violence) or from forced marriage.

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