How we can support you

How we can support you
How can we support
Send us a message

You can reach our Helpline team using our secure web form, or arrange a safe time for us to contact you.

Explore your rights & options

Find out what support is available for women experiencing domestic abuse.

Chat to us live

Refuge’s expert Helpline team can chat to you live online, Monday – Friday, 3pm - 10pm.

Protect yourself against tech abuse

If you're worried someone might be monitoring your mobile, our guide can help you change your settings and stay safe. 

Call the National Domestic Abuse Helpline

You can call us, for free and in confidence, 24-hours a day.

0808 2000 247

We understand it can be difficult to pick up the phone. You can now chat to us online, live: Monday – Friday, 3pm – 10pm.

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call the Helpline?

If you are in an emergency situation, please call 999

We are a team of highly-trained, female advisers. We won’t judge you or tell you what to do; we are here to listen.

We will empower you to understand your options and support you to make any decisions about the future.

We can support you to increase your safety. We can help you find a refuge place, or other specialist services.

We can talk in confidence, in many different languages, 24-hours a day, 365 days a year, for as long as you need.

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Support for men experiencing domestic abuse

We recognise that men can experience domestic abuse too. Nobody should have to live in fear of their partner. There are specialist services to support men.

Go to Men’s Advice Line