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Useful links

Help for women

Refuge offers women and children a range of support services.

Rights of Women works to attain justice and equality by informing, educating and empowering women on their legal rights.

Women's aid is the key national charity working to end domestic violence against women and children.

Help for men

The Men's Advice Line is a confidential helpline for all men experiencing domestic violence by a current or ex-partner. This includes all men, in heterosexual or same-sex relationships.

Mankind offer support for male victims of domestic violence or domestic abuse.

Help for children and young people

The Hideout is a space for children and young people to understand domestic abuse, and how to take positive action if it's happening to you.

This is abuse - find out more about abuse, seek help and have your say.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender help

National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline offer support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people experiencing domestic violence.

Forced marriage and honour based violence

Karma Nirvana is a registered charity that supports victims and survivors of forced marriage and honour based abuse.

Female genital mutilation

The FGM National Clinical Group are a UK based registered charity dedicated to working with women who have been affected by FGM and other difficulties.

Help for your pets

RSPCA Pet Retreat Advice and pet fostering services for families fleeing domestic abuse.

General support and advice

The Citizens Advice Bureau helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice.

Community health services - Search for community and voluntary health services