National Domestic Violence
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.
Helpline: 0808 2000 247
Galop (for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people)
If you’ve experienced hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse, we’re here for you. We also support lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people who have had problems with the police or have questions about the criminal justice system.
Helpline: 0800 999 5428
Webchat via website
Men’s Advice Line
Men's Advice Line: confidential helpline for men experiencing domestic violence from a partner or ex-partner (or from other family members). We help by: giving you time to tell your story; offering emotional support; providing practical advice; signposting you to other services for specialist help. Are you being abused?
Helpline: 0808 801 0327
Webchat via Website
The Survivors Trust (TST)
Is a UK-wide national umbrella agency for 130 specialist organisations for support for the impact of rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse throughout the UK and Ireland. Also covers historic abuse. Offers info, Helpline and links to help in your local area.
Helpline: 08088 010 818
(Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm & 6pm-8pm/Fri 10am-4pm)
Nexus For those living in Northern Ireland
Advice and confidential support and counselling for those who have been sexually abused.
Phone 028 7126 0566
Phone 028 9024 3133
Support and advice for women who have suffered or are suffering from domestic abuse
Causeway 028 7053 6573
Antrim, Ballymena, Carrickfergus 028 25632139
Cookstown 028 8676 9300
The Men’s Advisory Project (MAP)
Support for male victims of domestic abuse
Phone 028 9024 1929