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Below are just some of the many UK organisations that can provide further advice and information for victims of domestic violence.
National Domestic Violence Helpline
For confidential support, information or an emergency referral to temporary accommodation.
Tel: 0808 2000 247
The National Centre for Domestic Violence
A free 24-hour service specialising in helping victims of domestic violence to obtain non-molestation and other orders (injunctions) from court to protect them from further abuse.
Emergency freephone number: 0800 970 2070
Support for men:
Men's Advice Line and Enquiries
Advice and information for men suffering from domestic abuse.
Tel: 0808 801 0327
Support for male victims of domestic abuse.
UK national helpline giving advice and support to men who have been sexually assaulted and/or raped.
Tel: 0845 122 1201
Support for women:
Women's Aid Federation of England is the nationwide network of over 500 local services, working to end violence against women and children. Women's Aid provides a package of vital 24-hour lifeline services through its publications, websites and runs the free 24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline in partnership with Refuge
Tel: 0808 200 0247
National domestic violence charity providing emergency accommodation, and practical and emotional support for women.
Tel: 0808 200 0247
Asian Women's Resource Centre
Advice, information, counselling, English classes, parenting, women's support groups and multi-lingual translation service.
Tel: 020 8838 3462
Support for children and young adults:
Free telephone and online counselling service for children and young people up to the age of 21.
Tel: 0800 11 11
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)
Specialising in the protection of children and the prevention of cruelty to children.
Tel: 0808 800 5000
General support lines:
Advice and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people experiencing domestic abuse.
Tel: 08452 604 460
Action on Elder Abuse
Information and support for older people experiencing abuse or people who have witnessed abuse.
Tel: 0808 808 8141
Respect is a national organisation which has developed principles and minimum standards of practice for domestic abuse perpetrator programmes and associated women's services. It has a service for men who are looking for advice on how to stop their abusive or violent behaviour towards their partner/family member.
Tel: 0808 802 40 40
Confidential support to people in crisis.
24-hour emotional support line: 0845 790 9090