Domestic violence

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Get help now – information, telephone helpline and resources for women, teenage girls, children, men, for friends or a loved one – from Refuge

Are you afraid of your partner? Your ex? A member of your family? Is someone threatening you or forcing you to do something against your will? Do you need to escape from someone? Do you need support to stay safe at home? If you’re in Lambeth, call the Gaia Centre on 020 7733 8724 or email

Women’s Aid Domestic Violence National Charity and free phone 24 hour helpline 0808 2000 247 (run in partnership with Refuge)

The Hideout is a website especially for children and young people who are either experiencing domestic violence or want more information about domestic violence and relationship abuse that is easy to read and understand

Are you a man experiencing violence from your partner? Resources information and helpline 0808 801 0327

Solace Women’s Aid – a London-based charity that supports women and children affected by domestic and sexual violence

The Asha Projects offers secure, temporary accommodation for South Asian women and children fleeing domestic violence. Women can stay in accommodation called refuges, which are shared with other women who have similar experiences

Honour Network national helpline for victims affected by forced marriage or honour based violence. Telephone 0800 599 9247 – 7 days a week from 9am-9pm. The Service also offers advice to victims of domestic violence, Female Genital Mutilation FGM  and sexual abuse

Al-Hasaniya is a project to support young, vulnerable women of Arabic backgrounds who are or have experienced domestic abuse and who live in London

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