If you or someone you know needs help the national services below can provide telephone or on-line support and can direct you to services in your area.
If you need help urgently, call the police on 999.
- National Domestic Violence Helpline
0808 2000 247
24 hour helpline operated in partnership with Women's Aid and Refuge.
- The National Stalking Helpline
0808 802 0300
Helpline available 9.30am-4pm weekdays (except Wed 1.00pm-4pm)
- Honour Network Helpline
0800 5999 247
Operated by Karma Nirvana, this helpline is unique as those who call have the option to speak to a survivor whose experience is invaluable in supporting the caller's decision making process.
- Men's Advice Line
0808 801 0327
The Men's Advice Line is a confidential helpline for all men experiencing domestic violence by a current or ex-partner. This includes all men - in heterosexual or same-sex relationships.
- National LGBT Domestic Violence Helpline
0300 999 5428 or 0800 999 5428
A national helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people experiencing domestic violence.
- Rape Crisis
0808 802 9999 (12-2.30pm, 7-9.30pm every day)
Rape Crisis (England and Wales) provides co-ordination for the national network of Rape Crisis Centres across England and Wales.
Free and confidential advice for children and young people provided by phone, email, message boards and online chat.
If you are a perpetrator needing help please go to:
0808 802 4040
Phoneline for people who are concerned about their abusive behaviour towards a partner or family member.
- Stop It Now
0808 1000 900
Support for people who are looking to stop inappropriate thoughts or behaviour towards children.