If you’re experiencing domestic abuse or are worried that a friend or family member might be, you can find support from these local services:



  • Women’s Aid 24hour Freephone 0808 2000 247 – A range of online services, which include the Survivors’ Forum and The Hideout and National Domestic Violence Helpline.
  • Rights of Women – For advice on family law, criminal law and immigration and asylum law.
  • Respect – (Helpline for people concerned about their behaviour) 0808 802 4040 or (Helpline for men experiencing domestic abuse) 0808 801 0327 – A UK membership organisation for work with domestic violence perpetrators, male victims of domestic violence and young people’s violence in close relationships.
  • Police – (Emergency) 999 and (Non-emergency) 101