Affected by Abuse?

If you are experiencing domestic abuse, you are not on your own…

There is free, confidential advice and support available to you, or if you are concerned about someone else who may be experiencing domestic abuse. Here are some of the services here to help.

In an emergency, please always contact the Police by dialling 999. If you’re in immediate danger, but can’t talk, dial 999 then press 55 to let the operator know you need help.

NATIONAL DOMESTIC ABUSE HELPLINE

A free 24-hour helpline for women experiencing domestic abuse or their friends and family on their behalf.

National Domestic Violence Helpline

CALL: 0808 2000 247

All calls are confidential.

For guidance and support on issues affecting children you can contact the NSPCC helpline on 0808 800 500

or email help@NSPCC.org.uk.

If you think a child is in immediate danger, please call the police on 999 straight away.

A free helpline for men experiencing domestic abuse or their friends and family on their behalf.

Call 0808 8010327

or email info@mensadviceline.org.uk

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A free helpline for LGBT+ people experiencing domestic abuse or their friends and family on their behalf.

Call 0800 999 5428
or email help@galop.org.uk

 

Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We’re here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Call 116 123
or email jo@samaritans.org

Crimestoppers are there to take calls about your concerns of abuse both of animals and humans.

Your call will be anonymous.

You can also contact them online.

Crimestoppers

CALL: 0800 555 111

New RSPCA logo

In England and Wales, report your concerns about animal abuse to the RSPCA

CALL: 0300 1234 999

In Scotland, report your concerns about animal abuse to the Scottish SPCA

CALL: 03000 999 999

NORTHERN IRELAND ANIMAL WELFARE OFFICER

In Northern Ireland, contact the Animal Welfare Officer for the relevant local authority. Details can be found here.