There are many organisations within the UK that offer help, support and protection to victims of domestic abuse and their families. This webpage will provide a list of trusted organisation victims and families of domestic abuse can approach. Women aid and Refuge provide support and offer help and protection to women seeking to leave their abusive relationships. Their websites provide more information including current campaigns against abuse as well as survivors stories

The National Domestic Violence Hotline ( ), which works in conjunction to other domestic violence organisations including Refuge and Women’s aid. The  free hotline provides victims with someone to listen to them, as well as trained operatives who can offer invaluable advice in how to cope and protect oneself during the relationship and when leaving the relationship.

The misconception that women are simply the victims of domestic abuse is begin to decline.  Society has seen an ncrease of reported domestic crimes against men. Websites such as Men's Respect hotline and the Mankind Intiative provide support and advice for men who have unfortunately suffered domestic abuse or violence from their female intimate partner. the websites also provide information, support and advice for men who have suffered domestic abuse and are in same sex relationships.

Domestic Violence is unacceptable, regardless of your gender, sexuality religion or race.
It doesn't matter who you are, where you live and what you believe in.
Exercise your choice to freedom and seek support from any of these support groups.


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