Do you have children who have witnessed domestic violence?
Maybe you are aged between 18 and 25 and need support following domestic abuse?
‘SAFE’ offer 8-25 years olds one to one sessions with a professional worker to address the harm caused by crime and conflict. It’s a free service and they aim to help children and young people develop ways of coping for times when they don’t feel safe.
The National Centre for Domestic Violence
Do you need urgent injunction support?
The National Centre for Domestic Violence provides a free, fast emergency injunction service to survivors of domestic violence. They work in close partnership with Legal Aid solicitors and can link clients to a McKenzie friend where there is one in the area to help victims obtain speedy protection.
Do you need emotional or practical support from DA specialists?
ADAS offer emotional and practical support to people experiencing or fleeing domestic abuse in West Berkshire. Take a look at their leaflet here, it tells you more about the specific help they can provide.
Mens Advice Line
Are you a man in gay, bi or heterosexual domestic abuse relationship?
Mens Advice Line are a team of skilled professionals offering practical advice, information and emotional support to male victims of domestic violence, as well as to concerned friends and family and frontline workers. Their website can tell you more about the telephone advice line that they provide to men.
Women’s Aid is the key national charity working to end domestic violence against women and children. They support a network of over 500 domestic and sexual violence services across the UK.
Kiran Support Services
Kiran Support Services provides safe, temporary accommodation for Asian women and their children escaping domestic violence. They also provide advice, outreach work and resettlement support.
Southall Black Sisters
Offering specialist advice, information, casework, advocacy, counselling and self-help support services in several languages for Asian and African-Caribbean women and children. They mainly support women from West London although will take enquiries from across the UK and if necessary refer to relevant local agencies.
Galop is the leading LGBT+ anti-violence and abuse charity, providing the National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline. They provide advice and support to individuals who have experienced hate crime, sexual violence, and domestic abuse and have an online referral form. They also offer a Trans Advocacy Service.
The Supernova Project is a global effort that aims to contribute to addressing abuse within the LGBTQIA+ communities. They aim to empower queer people around the world who are experiencing domestic abuse by providing a platform of information and support.
The ManKind Initiative operates a confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse and violence, as well as their friends, family, neighbours, work colleagues and employers. They provide victims with support and signposting, along with further resources and information on their website.
We are HourGlass
Formerly Action on Elder Abuse, they work to protect, and prevent the abuse of, older adults. They provide confidential phone, text, email and chat support and advice to any older person who is experiencing or is at risk of any kind of harm, abuse or exploitation, and anyone concerned about an older person.
Safeline is an independent and non-discriminatory charity providing a variety of specialist and tailored support for anyone affected by sexual abuse or rape. The support offered includes counselling, an Independent Sexual Violence Advocacy service, and a male helpline and online support service.