Domestic Abuse Helplines
If you are experiencing domestic abuse there are a number of ways to seek support. I know it will be difficult to stay home, but please make the call. You should never suffer in silence. Please look through the resource below for all the available support for people seeking support.
Advance is an independent, client-led charity for all of those living in Brent who have experienced domestic abuse (male and female, including teenagers) and their children.
Asian Women’s Resource Centre, based in Harlesden, has been providing services for women, who are or have been experiencing domestic abuse, for almost 40 years. Please note that the centre is closed currently due to COVID-19 but call lines remain open.
Provides assistance and support to Kurdish, Farsi and Arabic-speaking women living in London.
Supports the needs of black (Asian and African-Caribbean) women.
Provides temporary, safe housing for South Asian, Turkish and Iranian women aged 16-30 experiencing domestic violence. Helps those who may be suffering from violence and threats of violence at the hands of their family or community (honour-based violence) or from forced marriage.
24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline
- 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247.
- If you are a young person needing support and advice contact Childline on 0800 1111.
- If you are a male victim of domestic violence in need of support contact Men’s Advice Line on freephone 0808 801 0327.
- If you are an older person suffering from elder abuse or believe someone is you can call the Hourglass helpline 0808 808 8141
Specialises in assistance to obtain emergency injunctions from being further abused.
Free 24-hour national helpline run by Women’s Aid and Refuge.
Confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse.
Emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people.
Specialises in assistance to get emergency injunctions from being further abused.
Guidance on the law, how to report stalking, gathering evidence, staying safe and reducing the risk.
Free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family and friends or cleaners, delivery workers, waste disposal workers, transport workers, care workers, domestic violence workers to name just a few to be recognised as our essential workers. But it has.