0808 2000 247 Free phone 24 hr National Domestic Violence Helpline Run in partnership between Women’s Aid & Refuge

Women’s Aid is the national charity for women and children working to end domestic abuse. We are a federation of over 220 organisations providing more than 300 lifesaving services to women and children across England.

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Find help in your area
Domestic Abuse Directory
  • Survivors Forum Sm
    Survivors Forum Share your thoughts and feelings with other survivors.
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    The Hideout The Hideout, a website for children and young people produced by Women's Aid.
  • survivors handbook
    Survivor's Handbook Indepth advice about finances, housing etc. with translations in different languages.
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    Members' Area Exclusive information for our Women's Aid members.

New Report

APPG Report 2015

The Changing Landscape of Domestic and Sexual Violence Services

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Domestic and Sexual Violence releases its latest report revealing that funding for violence against women services is not fit for purpose.

Read the report

Get Informed

Femicide Census

On 12 February we launched the UK’s First Femicide Census: Profiles of Women Killed by Men

Training Centre

Train with Women's Aid

Want to become an IDVA? Need to train your teams? We've got courses for everyone.

Go to our website
Current learners - access your coursework here
DAME Toolkit

DAME Toolkit

Guidance for professionals supporting survivors with financial issues


Domestic Violence A-Z

From housing and law to pregnancy and forced marriage, you'll find it here.


Safer Futures

ICAP Safer Futures

National project bringing effective healthy relationships education into schools, by build networks between local schools, specialist domestic violence services and Local Authorities.

Find out more about Safer Futures

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Julie Walters appeal for Radio 4
Julie Walters Invisible Prison

Our patron Julie Walters describes the fear of living in an #invisibleprison

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Raise money for Women's Aid every time you shop online.