If you have experienced domestic violence and abuse and would like support, you may find it helpful to contact one of the organisations listed below:
National Domestic Violence Helpline Freephone 0808 2000247 (24hr)
Free 24hr confidential helpline for women experiencing domestic violence and abuse, and their friends, family and work colleagues
The Samaritans Freephone 116 123 (24hr)
Telephone helpline for people to talk at any time, about whatever they are going through or whatever is worrying them
Victim Support Freephone 0808 1689111
Independent charity providing free and confidential support to help people affected and impacted by crime
RESPECT Men’s Advice Line Freephone 0808 801 0327 (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm)
An advice and support line for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse.
ManKind Initiative 01823 334244 (Weekdays 10am to 4pm)
A confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence
Website for children and young people witnessing domestic violence.
CRUSH information and referral line 0800 014 9084
A structured programme of group support and empowerment for young people in the age range of 13 - 19 who have witnessed, experienced or are at risk of domestic abuse.