IN CASE OF IMMEDIATE/URGENT SUPPORT FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
If there’s an emergency
Call the police on 999.
IF YOU REQUIRE URGENT ASSISTANCE IN A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE MATTER, PLEASE CONTACT A 24 HOUR HELPLINE BELOW.
National Domestic Abuse helpline
The freephone, 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 2000 247
The National Domestic Abuse Helpline is a freephone 24 hour helpline which provides advice and support to women and can refer them to emergency accommodation.
The National Domestic Abuse Helpline is run by Refuge.
There are translation facilities if your first language is not English. The Helpline also offers BT Type talk for callers with hearing difficulties. The Helpline worker contacts the Type talk operator so that the caller can communicate through them.
www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk (access live chat Mon-Fri 3-10pm)
Their helpline offers advice and support to women experiencing domestic violence - 0808 2000 247
Refuge also provide safe, emergency accommodation through a network of refuges throughout the UK, including culturally-specific services for women from minority ethnic communities and cultures.
Their website also includes some information for men who are either being abused or who are abusers.
The Women's Aid website provides a wide range of resources to help women and young people.
This includes The Survivor's Handbook which provides a range of information including legal and housing advice, tips on how to create a safety plan and advice for people with specialist housing needs. It's available in 11 languages and in audio.
They also run a website to support to children and teenagers who may be living in a home affected by domestic violence, or who may be in a violent relationship themselves.
Immediate Debt Advice
Tel: 0800 138 1111 - Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm and Saturday 8am to 4pm