A number of domestic abuse services also operate nationally providing specialist support to survivors, perpetrators and their families.
0808 2000 247
The 24-hour freephone National DV Helpline can provide confidential advice for women experiencing domestic abuse, or others calling on their behalf, from anywhere in the UK. They can also point you towards domestic abuse organisations in your area.
0808 801 0327
Confidential advice and support for heterosexual, gay and bi men experiencing domestic abuse.
0800 999 5428
Confidential and independent advice and support to people who have experienced domestic abuse, sexual violence or hate crime.
020 7008 0151
A joint Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Home Office unit which leads on the government’s forced marriage policy, outreach and casework. It operates a public helpline to provide advice and support to victims of forced marriage as well as to professionals dealing with cases.
0800 970 2070
Free, fast emergency injunction service to survivors of domestic abuse regardless of their financial circumstances, race, gender or sexual orientation.
Free confidential legal advice to women on the following advice lines: family law, criminal law, immigration and asylum and sexual harassment at work. Check the website for telephone numbers and session times.
0808 802 4040
Confidential phoneline for domestic violence perpetrators, male or female. They offer information and advice to support perpetrators to stop their violence and change their abusive behaviours.