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Further Support and Reference

National 24hr Domestic Violence Helpline

0808 2000 247 or visit www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk

A national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.  Can provide instant support in terms of safety and will help find somewhere  safe to stay.

National Stalking Helpline run by Suzy Lamplugh Trust

0808 802 0300 or visit www.suzylamplugh.org.uk National organisation giving advice and support to anyone who is a victim of stalking.

Citizens Advice Bureau

03444 111 444 or visit www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Free, confidential information and advice to help people with their money, legal, consumer and other problems.

Civil Legal Advice Lin

0345 345 4345 or visit www.gov.uk/civil-legal-advice

Information, help and advice on a range of common legal issues regarding benefits, tax credits, debt, education, housing or employment along with further help for those worried about costs and entitlement to legal aid.


01823 334244 or visit www.mankind.org.uk

Confidential helpline and advice for all men across the UK suffering from domestic violence or domestic abuse by their current or former wife or partner (including same-sex partner).

National Youth Advocacy Service

0808 808 1001 email help@nyas.net www.nyas.net

Provides information, advice, advocacy and legal representation to young people up to the age of 25 through a network of advocates through England and Wales.

Child Legal Advice Line

0300 330 5480 or visit www.childlawadvice.org.uk

Specialise in legal advice on child and family law, your rights and legal position and ‘How to’ guides.


0300 123 3393 or visit www.mind.org.uk

Advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem and their families.

Rights of Women

0207 251 65777 or visit www.rightsofwomen.org.uk

Rights of Women offer a range of leaflets on legal aspects which may affect domestic abuse victims. These include injunctions, homelessness, online abuse and harassment. Visit their website or call their helpline.


0808 800444 or visit www.shelter.org.uk

Shelter offer advice around housing and housing rights along with several guides around homelessness and relationship breakdown.

Family Lives

0808 800 2222 or visit www.familylives.org.uk

A 24 hour helpline, advice website, live chat and parenting/relationship support groups. Support around all aspects of family life that include all stages of a child’s development, issues with schools and parenting/relationship support. Family breakdown, aggression in the home, bullying at school, teenage risky behaviour and mental health concerns of both parents and their children.


020 3817 9410 or email admin@adfam.org.uk or visit www.adfam.org.uk

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