Additional and Specialist support services 

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Useful links

Additional and Specialist support services

National Domestic Abuse Helpline (England) provides a 24 hour helpline offering support and advice on domestic abuse for women in England. It can put women in touch with local refuges. Call 0808 2000 247.

Men’s Advice Line is a helpline for male survivors of domestic abuse. Call 0808 801 0327.

24/7 Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Line provides a 24 hour helpline for anyone aged 16 or over in England and Wales who has been affected by rape, child sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment or any other form of sexual violence. Call 0808 500 2222.

National Stalking Helpline provides support and advice on stalking and harassment. Call 0808 802 0300.

Surviving Economic Abuse is the only UK charity dedicated to raising awareness of economic abuse and transforming responses to it. SEA provides information resources for women experiencing economic abuse (Tools to Thrive) and the professionals supporting them (Tools to Support). They also run a Financial Support Line with Money Advice Plus.

GALOP provides advice and support to LGBTQ+ people affected by domestic and sexual violence and hate crime.  Call 020 7704 2040.

DeafHope provides a sign-language based service designed to help deaf women and children affected by domestic violence.

Imkaan is the only UK-based, umbrella women’s organisation dedicated to addressing violence against Black and Minoritised women and girls. They maintain a list of member organisations on their website.

Karma Nirvana provides a 24 hour helpline offering support and advice on forced marriage and honour based violence for women in England and Wales. Call 0808 2000 247.

Forced Marriage Unit provides support and advice to those at risk of being or who have been forced into a marriage whether in the UK or abroad. Call 020 7008 0151 or from overseas +44 (0)20 7008 0151.

Forward provides advice and information on FGM.

NSPCC provides a 24 hour helpline offering support and advice to children or adults who have concerns about children in England and Wales. Call 0800 028 3550.

Victim Support provides a network of advice and support services for victims of crime. Call 0845 30 30 900. 

Respect Phoneline is a confidential helpline, email and webchat service for domestic abuse perpetrators of domestic abuse who want to talk to someone about their behaviour. They support men and women who are using abuse in same-sex or heterosexual relationships.

Stop it Now! Helpline is a specialist helpline run by the Lucy Faithfull Foundation dedicated to preventing child sexual abuse. The helpline is available for anyone who is worried about their own behaviour or the behaviour of others. Call 0808 1000 900.

Our Specialists

Our domestic abuse specialists

Alexandra Baggallay

Alexandra Baggallay

Senior Associate

Ian Davies


Sayna Patel, Wills, Probate & Inheritance Paralegal at Hedges Law

Sayna Patel

Trainee Solicitor


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