Support for male survivors

Domestic abuse is not acceptable and should not be tolerated whether the victim is male or female. Every person has the right to live a life free from abuse.

Women’s Aid’s services are provided for women and children survivors. This is because the gendered nature of domestic violence means that women and men have different safety and support needs. We believe that most of the information resources for survivors on this site are relevant to anyone experiencing abuse, and will help you reach a point where you are ready to contact a service for male survivors.

The links listed below give information about organisations for men to contact if you or a man you know is experiencing domestic abuse.

Further information and support

Survivors UK
Provides help for men who have been sexually abused or raped.

Men’s Advice Line
0808 801 0327 or email [email protected]
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
The Men’s Advice Line provides a range of services aimed primarily at men experiencing domestic abuse from their partner.

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