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Free domestic violence and emotional abuse helplines in the United Kingdom

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Women's Aid Live Chat Service offers free and confidential support over online chat. We exist to help adults, women, men in the...


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National Domestic Abuse Helpline is dedicated to providing 24/7, free and confidential support and information by phone and...


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Jewish Women's Aid Domestic Abuse Helpline is dedicated to providing free and confidential support over phone. We support...


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NSPCC Abuse Helpline is dedicated to providing free and confidential support over phone. We help everyone in the United Kingdom...


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NSPCC FGM Helpline provides free and confidential support over phone. We exist to help everyone in the United Kingdom who may...


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SOS Silence of Suicide provides confidential support by our helpline, in person group meetings and online meetings. Our...


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National Stalking Helpline is dedicated to providing free and confidential support over phone. We are here for everyone in the...


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The Survivors Trust Information, Advice and Support Line is dedicated to providing free and confidential support and...


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Forced Marriage Unit provides free and confidential support and information by phone. We are here to help everyone in the...


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Karma Nirvana Helpline provides free, compassionate and confidential support by phone. We exist to help everyone in the United...


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Pregnancy Crisis Helpline provides free, compassionate and confidential support over phone. We help everyone in the United...


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NACOA Helpline provides free and confidential support over phone. We support everyone in the United Kingdom who may be looking...


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Respect Phoneline offers free, compassionate and confidential support for domestic violence perpetrators by phone and online...


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Adults

NAPAC Supportline offers free and confidential support and information by phone. We support adults in the United Kingdom who...


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Men

Respect Mens Advice Line is dedicated to providing free and confidential support by phone and online chat. We exist to help men...


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Mankind Helpline is dedicated to providing free and confidential support by phone. We support men in the United Kingdom who may...


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Seniors

Silver Line Helpline offers 24/7, free and confidential support and information over phone and text message (SMS). We are here...


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Age UK Advice Line offers free, compassionate and confidential support by phone. We are here for seniors in the United Kingdom...


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The Hourglass Helpline is dedicated to providing free and confidential support and information by phone. We help seniors in the...


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Premier Lifeline: The National Christian Helpline offers free and confidential support and information over phone. We help...


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Muslim Youth Helpline offers free and confidential support and information by phone and online chat. We exist to help people...


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Outline Helpline offers free, compassionate and confidential support by phone, text message (SMS) and online chat. We are here...


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LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline is dedicated to providing free, compassionate and confidential support by phone. We help the...


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LGBT+ Hate Crime Helpline provides free, compassionate and confidential support by phone. We are here for the LGBTQ+ community...


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Opoka is a specialist service working to stop domestic violence against women and children in the Polish community. Our aim is...


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Revenge Porn Helpline provides free and confidential support and information over phone. We support adults, the LGBTQ+...


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Childline is a counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the United Kingdom provided by...


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The Men Standing Up Helpline offers free and confidential support by phone. We are here for adults, the LGBTQ+ community, men,...


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SurvivorUK Helpline Web Chat offers free and confidential support and information by text message (SMS) and online chat. We...


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The Mix Crisis Messenger is dedicated to providing 24/7, free and confidential support and information over phone and text...


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Get help with abuse and domestic violence from a hotline in United Kingdom

Domestic violence is any behaviour that aims to dominate or maintain control over a partner, spouse, family member or girlfriend/boyfriend. The abuse may be physical, emotional, verbal, sexual or financial in nature. You may feel controlled, threatened, coerced or demeaned.

One in three women and one in three men have experienced abuse or domestic violence. You might be afraid of reaching out for support. However, there are people who are equipped and willing to help you. Consider reaching out to any of the 30 hotlines in United Kingdom who with abuse and domestic violence if you are experiencing these signs:

  • Your partner/family member is constantly trying to convince you you’re crazy and makes you doubt your experiences (also known as gaslighting)
  • Your partner/family member has told you they will commit suicide if you leave
  • You are being isolated from friends and family members
  • Being forced to have sex or perform other sexual activities that you don’t want to
  • Avoiding certain topics so that you don’t anger your partner/family member
  • You are being controlled by your partner/family member
  • Any form of physical harm (hitting, slapping, strangling, kicking, burning, cutting)
  • Your partner/family member is acting excessively jealously

Experiencing a wide range of emotions is perfectly normal for victims of abuse and domestic violence. Doubting the clarity of your mind or your ability to understand what’s happening is also a common consequence of the abuse you have experienced.

If you're experiencing abuse and domestic violence, feeling scared is perfectly natural. You could be doubtful and convinced that there’s no way out. Talking to someone in United Kingdom who understands how abusive relationships work might help you feel less hopeless and powerless.

For free and confidential support with abuse and domestic violence, consider contacting a hotline in United Kingdom today.


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