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Local support near you

Our directory contains up to date information about domestic abuse support services across the UK. It is regularly updated by the services listed so you’ll be able to find the right local support, when you need it most.

Reaching out for help

We know asking for help isn’t easy. But if you think you’re in an abusive relationship, getting in touch with your local support service can be an important first step. Services are fully trained and can give you a confidential space to explore your options and make safe decisions.

It’s never too early or late to reach out.

Am I experiencing abuse?

If things don’t feel right, they usually aren’t right. These simple questions will help.

I’m worried about someone

If you know or think someone is being abused, we can help

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Chat to us first

If you’re worried, get in touch with us and we can answer any questions.

Find local support: search by region or local authority

If you are on a slower connection then this search can take slightly longer to return results.

Specific services

Supporting your local Women’s Aid service 

Our federation of frontline services help women at the most challenging times of their lives. The power of us together, united in supporting survivors of domestic abuse, is formidable. Together we help save lives every day – please support our member services if you can by:

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  • Donating goods: Unfortunately the Women’s Aid national office is unable to accept donated items as all refuges are run by our member services. To donate clothes, toys or other items to Women’s Aid refuges, please search below for one near you.
  • Volunteering: Volunteering opportunities at Women’s Aid national office are advertised here.  To volunteer locally please contact your local Women’s Aid service.
  • Fundraising and donating: Our member services are struggling on shoe string budgets, donations can make a huge difference.

Other useful information 

Challenging myths

Understanding domestic abuse is the first step to helping end it.

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Supporting children

Useful advice on how best to help children experiencing abuse.

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