Abuse / Violence

Links to organisations that provide support and information regarding abuse and violence:

BROKEN RAINBOW
www.broken-rainbow.org.uk
Phone: 0300 999 5428
Support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people experiencing domestic violence.


CHILDLINE
www.childline.org.uk/Explore/AbuseSafety/Pages/AbuseSafety.aspx
Phone: 0800 1111
Child abuse can mean a lot of different things such as neglect, physical, emotional or sexual abuse - it's not always easy to know if you or someone you know is being abused. But the important thing to remember is that no-one has the right to hurt you or make you do anything that feels wrong. Childline can find out what abuse means, what you can do to stop it, and who can help you. You can call ChildLine anytime on 0800 1111 or you can speak to a counsellor online in a 1-2-1 chat.


MANKIND
www.mankind.org.uk
Phone: 01823 334244
The ManKind Initiative is a national charity that provides help and support for male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence.

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELPLINE
www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk
Phone: 0808 2000 247
The Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge, is a national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf. The Helpline can give support, help and information over the telephone, wherever the caller might be in the country. The Helpline is staffed 24 hours a day by fully trained female helpline support workers and volunteers. All calls are completely confidential. Translation facilities for callers whose first language is not English, and a service for callers who are deaf or hard of hearing are available.


NSPCC
www.nspcc.org.uk/
Phone: 0808 800 5000
The NSPCC's vision is to end cruelty to children in the UK. They campaign to change the law, provide ChildLine and the NSPCC Helpline, offer advice for adults, and much more.


REFUGE
www.refuge.org.uk
Phone: 0808 2000 247
Refuge's network of safe houses provides emergency accommodation for women and children when they are most in need.


RESPECT
www.respect.uk.net/pages/mens-advice-line.html
Phone: 0808 801 0327
The Men's Advice Line is a confidential helpline offering support, information and practical advice to male victims of domestic violence. Open: Monday - Friday 10am- 1pm and 2pm - 5pm
Call 0808 801 0327 (free from landlines and most mobiles).


THE SAMARITANS
www.samaritans.org.uk/
Phone: 08457 90 90 90
Whatever you're going through, Samaritans are there to help. Contact Samaritans any time for confidential support.


WOMEN'S AID
www.womensaid.org.uk
Phone: 0808 2000 247
Women's Aid is the key national charity working to end domestic violence against women and children.

 

 

 

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