Helplines for those suffering from domestic abuse during the crisis

Thanks to the Met for providing this list of helpline numbers for those suffering from domestic abuse. Please share these widely:

  • The 24/7 National Domestic Abuse helpline, which offers support to victims and people affected by domestic abuse, is free to call on 0808 2000 247.
  • The Respect Phoneline provides confidential advice and support to help perpetrators stop being violent and abusive, and is free to call on 0808 8024040.
  • Men’s Advice Line (0808 801 0327): a confidential helpline for male victims of domestic violence and those supporting them -
  • Karma Nirvana (0800 5999 247 Mon to Fri 9am–5pm): supporting victims of honour based abuse and forced marriage -
  • Hourglass: 0808 808 8141 challenging the abuse of older people in all its forms -
  • Galop LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline (0800 999 5428) -
  • Childline (0800 1111): If you’re a child or young person and domestic abuse is happening in your home or relationship.
  • For more information about support services that are available, go to the Met Police domestic abuse advice and information page.
  • For government guidance aimed at people in danger of domestic abuse during coronavirus, go to the Government's coronavirus and domestic abuse information page.