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If you are in immediate danger CALL 999
If you cannot speak, respond to the questions from the call operator by coughing, tapping, or pressing “55”.
Does your family member, partner or carer hurt, threaten, or try to control you?
You could be experiencing domestic abuse.
Domestic abuse includes any single incident or multiple incidents of those listed below, These take place within a current or past intimate relationship, or within a family, or caring arrangement.
Domestic abuse can include any form of psychological, physical, sexual, financial, or emotional abuse. This also includes forced marriage, honour-based violence or female genital mutilation.
Domestic abuse can happen to anyone. You are not to blame. You are not alone.
You can contact the services below for free and confidential support and advice.
Call the National Domestic Abuse Helpline if you want to talk about your experience, seek refuge accommodation, or access other support services. Call 0808 2000 247 Available 24/7
This helpline is available for non-English speaking callers
Run by trained support officers, for immediate advice and support. No appointment needed.
Call 0808 802 0300. Available 9:30 to 4pm Monday to Friday
Call 0808 802 9999. Available 12 to 2.30pm and 7 to 9:30pm Monday to Sunday
Practical and emotional support, information, and help to access specialist services, eg legal options, financial advice, and reporting to the police.
Call 07340 683382 or email walthamforestIDSVAservice@ solacewomensaid.org.
Advice and support for those in financial difficulty. Surviving Economic website
Call 0808 1968845. Available 9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 9am to 12:30pm Friday.
Advice and support for South Asian, Turkish and Iranian women.
Call 020 8539 0427
Advice and support for women and children from Asian backgrounds.
Call 020 8558 1986. Available 9:30am to 4pm Monday to Friday
Advice, information, and support for women from Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriot backgrounds.
Call 020 7354 1359. Available 9:30am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday
Advice and support for victims of honour-based violence and forced marriage.
Call 0800 5999 247. Available 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Advice and support for Black, African, or Caribbean Women, as well as survivors with no recourse to public funds.
Call 0208 571 9595. Available 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Advice and support for Latin American Women.
Call 020 7275 0321 phone number has a web link on it that goes to a mobile number. Available 9:30am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday
Advice and peer support for women from Irish, Gypsy, or Roma Traveller backgrounds experiencing abuse.
Call 0207 607 2002
Helpline for any male victims who have experienced rape or sexual abuse as adults or as children.
Call 0203 598 3898. Available 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Text 020 3322 1860. Available 12pm to 8pm Monday to Sunday
Helpline for any man experiencing domestic violence and abuse from a partner, ex-partner or another family member.
Call 0808 801 0327. Available 9am to 8pm Monday to Friday
Email email@example.com. Available 9am to 8pm Monday to Friday. And 10am to 12pm and 4pm to 6pm Saturday to Sunday
Advice and support for survivors with disabilities or deaf people who have experienced domestic abuse or hate crime.
Call or Text 07865 340 122. Available 10am to 5pm Monday to Thursday
Support for people with learning disabilities, autism, or both, who have experienced trauma or abuse.
Call 020 7383 0700
Advice and support for deaf survivors.
Text 07800 003421
Call 020 3947 2601
Advice and support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, or Intersex survivors.
Call 0800 999 5248. Available 10am to 5pm Monday, Tuesday, Friday 10 to 8pm Wednesday to Thursday
Housing advice for LGBTQ+ survivors of domestic abuse.
Call 020 7359 5767. Available 10am to 1pm Monday to Friday
Advice and support for older victims of abuse and neglect.
Call 0808 808 8141 or text 078 6005 2906. Available 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Free information and support for under 25s in the UK facing challenges or in crisis.
Call 0808 808 4994. Available 3pm to 12am Monday to Sunday
Text THEMIX to 85258 if you are in a crisis. Available 24/7
Offer confidential and non-judgemental information, support, and guidance for Muslim women, girls, and men, on issues such as domestic or sexual abuse, forced marriage, stalking etc.
Call 0800 999 5786
Providing advice and support for Jewish women and children affected by domestic or sexual violence.
Call 0808 801 0500 for the Domestic Abuse helpline. Or 0808 801 0656 for the Sexual Violence support line. Available 3pm to 5pm Monday and Wednesday, 10am to 12pm Tuesday and Thursday
To ensure that everyone has access to the information they need We have translated the domestic abuse support service information into the following nine languages
Free and confidential information, legal advice, and advocacy for women and girls affected by gendered violence and abuse.
Call 0808 801 0660. Available 10am to 4pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Wednesday; 6pm to 9pm
Free and confidential legal advice for women on family law issues such as domestic violence, divorce and relationship breakdown, parental responsibility, and arrangements for children.
Call 020 7608 1137 (London only). Available 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 4pm Monday and Thursday, 2pm to 4pm Tuesday and Wednesday
Provide practical advice and emotional support for anyone going to court or taking legal proceedings.
Call 0808 1689 111. Available 24/7
If you're worried about your behaviour you can contact the helpline offering advice, information and support to help you stop being violent and abusive.
Call 0808 802 4040. Available 9am to 8pm Monday to Friday
Search respect phone line website
Provide services to support perpetrators to stop abuse through to change attitudes and behaviours through group work and one-to-one sessions for men and women.
Call 07495 099694
You do not need evidence of domestic abuse to access support from Waltham Forest Council or other authorities. If you would like to obtain medical evidence of domestic abuse, your GP is not allowed to charge you for this.
Call the police on 101 to request a supervised visit to your property so that you can collect key documents, clothes, possessions etc.
Search the Relay UK website for more information.
The Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme (Clare’s Law) gives anyone of any gender the right to ask the police if their current/ex/potential partner, relative, or friend poses a risk to them. Anyone can also make this request on the behalf of someone else.
Contact Crimestoppers by
Search the Hollie Guard website for more information.
Search the Woman's aid website for more information.
Search the UK says no more website for the full list of participating venues and to find your local safe space.
Call the Samaritans on 116 123 at any time.
For support around alcohol call 0300 123 1110. Available 9am to 8pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm Saturday to Sunday.
For support around drugs:
Change Grow Live
For local support around drugs and alcohol call 0203 826 9600. Available 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday