How we can support you
Refuge can support you
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, we can help you change your settings and stay safe.
Contact the National Domestic Abuse Helpline
You can call us, for free and in confidence, 24-hours a day.
What is it like to
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.
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