Webguide: domestic violence support

Advice and support for victims of domestic violence
  • Directgov - government information for victims of domestic violence
  • Galop - emotional and practical support for LGBT people experiencing domestic abuse
  • The Hideout - information for young people and children about domestic violence
  • Imkaan - a UK-based organisation dedicated to addressing violence against black and minoritised women and girls
  • Men's Advice Line - advice and support for men in abusive relationships
  • National Domestic Violence Helpline - national helpline for those affected by domestic violence
  • NHS: Live Well - basic advice on support options for victims of domestic abuse
  • Rape Crisis - specialist rape support services in England and Wales
  • Refuge - national support for women and children experiencing domestic violence
  • Respect - a confidential and anonymous helpline for anyone concerned about their violence and/or abuse towards a partner or ex-partner
  • Rights of Women - legal information for women experiencing domestic violence
  • Saje Scotland - a charity in Fife doing group work for women who have experienced domestic abuse (including the Freedom Programme, The Toolkit for Life, and bespoke programmes for lesbian and bisexual women, and women with learning disabilities)
  • Women's Aid - national support network for domestic violence services, with a live chat service
  • Women's Aid (Scotland) - support for people suffering domestic violence in Scotland
  • Welsh Women's Aid - support for people suffering domestic violence in Wales
  • Local domestic violence services are also available. Search online using 'domestic abuse helpline' followed by the name of your local area
Women's Aid UK branches and Imkaan have introduced a 'rail to refuge' scheme, meaning that their members can get free train tickets for journeys starting or ending at a Southeastern or GWR station. Find out more.


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