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.

Website: www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk

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.

Website: www.galop.org.uk

Helpline: 0800 999 5428

Email:  help@galop.org.uk

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?

Website: www.mensadviceline.org.uk/

Helpline: 0808 801 0327

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Email: info@respectphoneline.org.uk

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.

Website: www.thesurvivorstrust.org

Helpline:  08088 010 818  

(Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm & 6pm-8pm/Fri 10am-4pm)

Email: info@thesurvivorstrust.org


Nexus For those living in Northern Ireland 

Advice and confidential support and counselling for those who have been sexually abused.

Phone 028 7126 0566

Website http://nexusinstitute.org/

Email info@nexusni.org


​Victim Support

Phone 028 9024 3133


​Women’s Aid

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

Website www.mapni.co.uk