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

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Contact the freephone 24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline
run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge

CALL:                0808 2000 247         0808 2000 247       

Please note we can not respond to emails by telephone as safety may be compromised. If you wish to speak to somebody please call the number above.

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*We will respond to your email within 5 working days. The National Domestic Violence Helpline can only offer limited information by email as we don't have the resources to provide in-depth information in this way. If you require an urgent response or need in-depth support please contact the Helpline on 0808 2000 247. When you email us it's very important that you specify when and if it's safe to respond and to which email address (please note we can not reply to emails by telephone). Your safety is our main concern.

Not sure if you're experiencing domestic abuse - ask yourself these questions.

Find out about the kinds of calls that come into the Helpline and how they're dealt with:
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