Action on Elder Abuse
Working to protect and prevent the abuse of vulnerable, older adults. The charity provides a free phone helpline, which is open, every weekday from 9am to 5pm, and can provide information on the nature of elder abuse and indicate what action might be taken in response to abuse or to prevent it.
Helpline: 0808 808 8141
Bright Sky is a free app and webpage that supports anyone in an abusive relationship or anyone concerned about someone they know.
It provides information, support and education all in one place, that is accessible whatever your location in the UK may be.
Click here to download the app via Apple Store.
Click here to download the app via Google Play.
Remember to only download the app or visit the website if it is safe to do so.
A free and confidential 24 hour helpline for children and young people in the UK. Children and young people can call the helpline about any problem, at any time, day or night.
Helpline: 0800 1111
A confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news and events. To ensure the professionalism of our website, all counsellors have provided details of qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body.
Phone: 0333 3447 990
The UK Government’s campaign aimed at preventing abusive behaviours within relationships.
Female Genital Mutilation (NSPCC)
A national helpline to provide information and support to anyone worried that a child is at risk of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
Helpline: 0800 028 3550
Forced Marriage Unit (FMU)
Offers support and advice to victims of forced marriage as well as to professionals dealing with cases.
Home Office Violence against Women and Girls
What the government is doing to tackle violence against women and girls.
Honour Network Helpline (Victims of Honour Based Abuse)
Karma Nirvana is a UK registered Charity that supports victims and survivors of Forced Marriage and Honour Based Abuse.
Helpline: 0800 5999 247
Human Trafficking (Salvation Army)
Supporting male and female victims of modern slavery.
An online guide to healthy behaviour in intimate relationships.
A national charity offering a confidential telephone helpline for male victims and survivors of domestic abuse.
Helpline: 01823 334244
Men's Advice Line
A confidential national helpline for all men experiencing domestic violence by a current or ex-partner. This includes all men in heterosexual or same-sex relationships.
Helpline: 0808 801 0327 (lines open 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm Monday to Friday)
National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV)
Provides a free, fast emergency injunction service to survivors of domestic violence regardless of their financial circumstances, race, gender or sexual orientation.
Helpline: 0800 970 2070
National Domestic Abuse Helpline
Women’s Aid (the national charity working to end domestic violence against women and children), in partnership with Refuge, provides a free phone 24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline.
Helpline: 0808 2000 247
National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline
A UK-wide service offering specialist support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) victims and survivors of domestic violence and abuse.
Helpline: 0800 999 5428
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)
Provides services for children across the UK and campaign to make society a better place for them. The NSPCC offers a 24 hour helpline for anyone who is concerned about a child’s welfare. Aim to end cruelty to children.
Helpline: 0808 800 5000
National Stalking Clinic
A specialist service providing assessment and consultation for those who have engaged in stalking behaviour and stalking victims.
Phone: 020 8375 8777
National Stalking Helpline
Provides practical advice and information to anybody who is currently or has previously been affected by harassment or stalking.
Helpline: 0300 636 0300
Offer information advice on a range of housing.
Phone: 0808 800 4444
Advice and support for deaf people
Phone: 020 3947 2600
Text: 07966 976749
If you need help from a local solicitor you will be able to find a list in your area from solicitors.com
Unseen ("Modern Slavery")
A charity working to raise awareness of modern slavery and provide support to people who have or are experiencing it.
Women's Aid (UK)
A national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. A federation of over 220 organisations providing more than 300 lifesaving services to women and children across England.
Helpline: 0808 2000 247