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A to Z Directory of domestic abuse groups and organisations

The domestic abuse-related groups or organisations shown below can either help you directly or provide information and support.

To find out more about how they can help you, please contact them using the phone number, email, or website address they have provided.

31 national organisations that can help and support you

The organisations listed below can help support people who have experienced abuse. They can listen and guide you with whatever you need, and many of them are confidential. Their services differ, but can include:

  • Sexual harassment
  • Domestic abuse
  • Sexual violence and rape
  • Spiking
  • Online harassment/harm
  • Stalking
  • Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
  • Forced marriage
  • Support services for men and boys
  • Support services for children

 

1in6

1in6 can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • sexual harassment
  • support services for men and boys.

Phone          0808 800 5005
Website       1in6.uk
 



Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse

Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse.

Phone          07768 386922
Website       aafda.org.uk
 


 

Childline

Childline can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse
  • FGM
  • forced marriage
  • online harassment/harm
  • sexual harassment
  • sexual violence and rape
  • stalking
  • support services for children.

Phone          0800 1111
Website       childline.org.uk
 



Forced Marriage Unit

The Government's Forced Marriage Unit can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse
  • FGM
  • forced marriage
  • online harassment/harm
  • sexual harassment
  • sexual violence and rape
  • stalking.

Website       gov.uk/stop-forced-marriage
 



Galop

Galop can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse
  • FGM
  • forced marriage
  • online harassment/harm
  • sexual harassment
  • sexual violence and rape
  • stalking.

Phone          0800 9995428
Website       galop.org.uk
 



Hourglass

Hourglass can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse
  • online harassment/harm
  • sexual harassment
  • sexual violence and rape
  • stalking.

Phone          0800 808 8141
Website       wearehourglass.org
 



IKWRO - Women's Rights Organisation

The IKWRO - Women's Rights Organisation can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse
  • FGM
  • forced marriage
  • online harassment/harm
  • sexual harassment
  • sexual violence and rape
  • stalking.

Phone          0207 920 6460
Website       ikwro.org.uk
 



Jewish Women's Aid

Jewish Women's Aid can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse
  • forced marriage
  • online harassment/harm
  • sexual violence and rape
  • stalking.

Phone          0808 801 0656
Website       jwa.org.uk
 



Karma Nirvana: honour-based abuse and forced marriage helpline

The Karma Nirvana: honour-based abuse and forced marriage helpline can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse
  • FGM
  • forced marriage
  • online harassment/harm
  • sexual harassment
  • sexual violence and rape
  • stalking.

Phone          0800 5999 247
Website       karmanirvana.org.uk
 



Life Stuff

Life Stuff can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse
  • spiking.

Website       life-stuff.org
 



Male Survivors Partnership

The Male Survivors Partnership can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • sexual harassment
  • support services for men and boys.

Website       malesurvivor.co.uk/support-for-male-survivors/directory-of-services
 



ManKind Initiative

The ManKind Initiative can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • sexual harassment
  • support services for men and boys.

Phone          01823 334 244
Website       mankind.org.uk/help-for-victims/directory
 



Men's Advice Line - Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men

The Men's Advice Line - Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • sexual harassment
  • support services for men and boys.

Phone          0808 801 0327
Website       mensadviceline.org.uk
 



Muslim Women's Network

The Muslim Women's Network can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse
  • FGM
  • forced marriage
  • sexual violence and rape.

Phone          0800 999 5768
Website       mwnuk.co.uk
 



NSPCC Childline

The NSPCC Childline can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse
  • FGM
  • forced marriage
  • online harassment/harm
  • sexual harassment
  • sexual violence and rape
  • stalking
  • support services for children.

Phone          0808 800 5000
Website       nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/our-services/nspcc-helpline

 

NSPCC FGM helpline

The NSPCC FGM helpline can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • FGM
  • sexual harassment.

Phone          x0800 028 3550
Website       nspcc.org.uk/what-is-child-abuse/types-of-abuse/female-genital-mutilation-fgm
 



Parental Education Growth Support

Parental Education Growth Support can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse
  • sexual harassment
  • stalking.

Website       pegsupport.co.uk
 



Refuge - National Domestic Abuse Helpline

The Refuge - National Domestic Abuse Helpline can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse.

Phone          0808 2000 247
Website       nationaldahelpline.org.uk
 



Restored

Restored can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse.

Website       restored-uk.org
 



Revenge Porn Helpline

The Revenge Porn Helpline can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse
  • online harassment/harm
  • sexual harassment
  • stalking.

Phone          0345 600 0459
Website       revengepornhelpline.org.uk
 



Safeline National Telephone and Online Counselling Service

The Safeline National Telephone and Online Counselling Service can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • sexual violence and rape.

Phone          01926 402 498
Website       safeline.org.uk
 



Sign Health

Sign Health can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse.

Phone          020 3947 2600
Website       signhealth.org.uk
 



Southall Black Sisters

Southall Black Sisters can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse
  • FGM
  • forced marriage
  • online harassment/harm
  • sexual harassment
  • sexual violence and rape
  • stalking
  • support services for children.

Phone          0208 571 9595
Website       southallblacksisters.org.uk
 



Survivors UK

Survivors UK can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • sexual harassment
  • support services for men and boys.

Phone          0203 598 3898
Website       survivorsuk.org
 



Suzy Lamplugh Trust: National Stalking Helpline

The Suzy Lamplugh Trust: National Stalking Helpline can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • stalking.

Phone          0808 802 0300
Website       suzylamplugh.org
 



The 24/7 Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Line

The 24/7 Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Line can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse
  • FGM
  • online harassment/harm
  • sexual harassment
  • sexual violence and rape
  • spiking
  • support services for children
  • support services for men and boys.

Phone          0808 500 2222
Website       247sexualabusesupport.org.uk
 



The Financial Support Line for Victims of Domestic Abuse

The Financial Support Line for Victims of Domestic Abuse can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse.

Phone          0808 196 8845
Website       survivingeconomicabuse.org
 



The National Male Survivor Helpline and Online Service

The National Male Survivor Helpline and Online Service can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • sexual harassment
  • support services for men and boys.

Phone          0808 800 5005
Website       safeline.org.uk
 



The Survivors Trust

The Survivors Trust can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • sexual harassment
  • sexual violence and rape
  • support services for children
  • support services for men and boys.

Phone          0808 801 0818
Website       thesurvivorstrust.org
 



Victim Support

Victim Support can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse
  • online harassment/harm
  • sexual harassment
  • sexual violence and rape
  • stalking.

Phone          0808 168 9111
Website       victimsupport.org.uk
 



Women's Aid

Women's Aid can support you if you are experiencing, require or are worried about:

  • domestic abuse.

Website       womensaid.org.uk

 

AHIMSA

Ahimsa is an independent agency providing expert assessments and specialist treatment and safety planning programmes for parents where domestic violence or child abuse is the primary child protection concern.

Childline

Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they're going through. You can talk about anything. Whether it's something big or small, our trained counsellors are here to support you.

First Light Plymouth

First Light is a charity for anyone who is experiencing or has experienced domestic abuse or sexual violence.

Karma Nirvana

Karma Nirvana were established in 1993 as the first specialist charity for victims and survivors. We are committed to ending Honour Based Abuse in the UK.

National Domestic Violence Helpline

The National Domestic Abuse Helpline is a team of highly-trained, female advisers. We won't judge you or tell you what to do; we are here to listen.

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline

The NSPCC Child Protection Helpline is a free national 24-hour helpline service that provides counselling, information, and advice to anyone concerned about a child at risk of abuse. Members of the public, including parents and other family members, can call in to receive advice and guidance.

Plymouth Domestic Abuse Service (PDAS)

Plymouth Domestic Abuse Services (PDAS) provides practical, non-judgemental support, advice and protection for all victims of domestic abuse. We provide support for individuals and families in the Plymouth area, including confidential advice, one-to-one and group support sessions.

Refuge4Pets - Animal Fostering Service

Refuge4Pets provides a specialist Animal Fostering Service across Devon and Cornwall to victim-survivors of domestic abuse so that they can leave with their much-loved animals.

Respect Men's Advice Line

Men's Advice Line is a team of friendly advisors who will listen and believe you. Our team are available to offer you non-judgmental support, practical advice and information. Our focus is to increase the safety of men experiencing domestic abuse (and the safety of any children) by providing confidential support.

Respect Phoneline

Respect Phoneline is a team of friendly advisors who will listen to you without judgment and offer you honest advice to help you stop using violent and abusive behaviours.

The Survivor Pathway

The Survivor Pathway is an online resource for anyone wanting to know more about specialist sexual violence support services in the South West.

Victim Support

Victim Support is an independent charity dedicated to supporting victims of crime and traumatic incidents. We provide specialist help to support people to cope and move on to the point where they feel they are back on track with their lives.

WISER - Plymouth Highbury Trust

WISER (Women in Safe and Empowering Relationships) is a service for women in Plymouth with learning disabilities or borderline learning disabilities who are affected by domestic abuse.

Women's Aid Federation of England

Women's Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. As a federation we provide life-saving services across England while building a future where domestic abuse is not tolerated.

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