Domestic Abuse Support
National Services

Here is a list of national support services available to support people across the UK.

National Centre for Domestic Violence

Provides a free, fast emergency injunction service to survivors of domestic abuse regardless of their financial circumstances.

Tel: 0800 970 2070
www.ncdv.org.uk

AVA

AVA provides a range of services to organisations and agencies working in the voluntary and statutory sector as well as to individual practitioners. There is information on the website for friends and family worried about someone who is experiencing domestic abuse.

www.avaproject.org.uk

Action on Elder Abuse

Works to challenge and prevent the abuse of older people.

Tel: 0808 802 4040
www.respectphoneline.org.uk

Broken Rainbow National Helpline

Provides services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and Trans (LGBT) people who are experiencing domestic abuse.

Tel: 0300 999 5428
www.broken-rainbow.org.uk

Childline

For information and advice for children and young people.

Tel: 0800 11 11
www.childline.org.uk

Forced Marriage Unit

Provides help and advice for people who are worried they may be forced into marriage and for people who are worried about friends or relatives.

Tel: 020 7008 0151
www.gov.uk/stop-forced-marriage

Galop

Charity tackling homophobia, transphobia, biphobia and other forms of anti-LGBT hate crimes.

www.galop.org.uk

Housing Solutions

Offering advice and assistance to those threatened with homelessness within 28 days.

Tel: 03000 26 8000

Karma Nirvana

Supporting those experiencing honour-based violence and forced marriages.

Tel: 0800 5999 247
info@karmanirvana.org.uk

Mankind Initiative

Helping male victims of domestic abuse.

Tel: 01823 334 244
www.mankind.org.uk

Men's Advice Line

Helping male victims of domestic abuse.

Tel: 0808 801 0327
www.mensadviceline.org.uk

Refuge

The national charity for women and children experiencing domestic violence.

www.refuge.org.uk

Respect

For people who are worried about their own abusive behaviour or for professionals or others looking for help for an abuser.

Tel: 0808 802 4040
www.respectphone.line.org.uk

Rights of Women

Legal advice for women experiencing domestic abuse.

www.rightsofwomen.org.uk

The Hideout

Online support and information for children and young people to help them understand domestic abuse and violence and how to see help.

www.thehideout.org.uk

Victim Support

Provides follow-up support and advice people experiencing domestic abuse.

Tel: 0808 1689 111

Victim Care

Provides follow-up support and advice people experiencing domestic abuse.

Tel: 0303 0401 099
www.victimcareandadviceservice.uk

Women's Aid

For women who experience domestic abuse.

www.womensaid.org.uk

If you cannot find a local service, call the National Domestic Violence Helpline on 0808 2000 247.

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