Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (Run in partnership between Women’s Aid & Refuge) Phone: 0808 2000 247 – Email:

Rights of Women Sexual violence legal advice phone: 020 7251 8887   Rights of Women runs a sexual violence advice line and also provides free legal advice for women and produces free leaflets which you can download from their site (including ones on sexual violence and on sexual harassment). Monday 11am–1pm; Tuesday 10am–12noon. Textphone: 020 7490 2562.

MAL (Men’s Advice Line and Enquiries): Both are now Monday-Friday 10am-1pm 2pm-5pm. If you are a male victim of domestic violence, in a heterosexual, gay, bi-sexual or transgender relationship and need confidential help ,contact the M.A.L.E. helpline. It also offers an outreach and confidential support service for gay, bisexual and transgender men in Devon. 

Jewish Women’s Aid: 0800 591203
Jewish Women’s Aid runs a free-phone national confidential helpline, available from 9am to 9pm Monday to Thursday. The organisation provides refuge and/or support to Jewish women and their children affected by domestic violence.

Apna Ghar – 0845 451 2547 Helpline offering telephone support, emotional counselling and group work.  Specifically for Asian women.  Languages offered are: Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Sylheti, Tamil, Urdu.

Turkish Cypriot Women’s Project – 0208 340 3300 Advice service for Turkish Cypriot, Turkish and Kurdish women on all matters relating to domestic violence.

Respect Phoneline – 0845 122 8609 For domestic violence perpetrators. Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10-1 and 2-5.