If you or a friend
need help

we are here to listen.

“I didn’t know I was experiencing domestic abuse for a long time.

I remember feeling so relieved the very first time I rang the helpline that someone understood exactly what I was going through.”

– Survivor

Call us

Contact the Freephone 24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline – run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge.

0808 2000 247

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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 helpline number.

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I need help

Our online Survivor’s Handbook has in-depth information about everything from finances to housing and breaking free from abuse.

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