If you think you are in immediate danger please call 999
The freephone, 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247
For additional support, such as advice on how to access refuge accommodation and specialist domestic violence services, call the 24 hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline.
The helpline is staffed around the clock by fully trained support workers who can listen to your experience and offer advice without judgement. It is free to call and completely confidential. Interpreters can be accessed for non-English speakers and services are available for those who are deaf or hard of hearing.
If you do not feel able to speak over the phone you can use Refuge’s live chat service from Monday to Friday between 3pm and 10pm.
Respect Men’s Advice Line
Freephone 0808 8010327
Monday to Friday – 9:00am to 8:00pm
Saturday and Sunday – 10:00am to 12:00pm and 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday – 10:00 to 11:00am and 3:00 to 4:00pm
Confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence
Weekdays 10am to 4pm
Freephone 0800 9995428
Monday to Friday – 10:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday and Thursday – 10:00am to 8:00pm
Email support: email@example.com
Webchat and chatbot
Wednesday and Thursday – 5pm to 8pm (Open 5 days a week and closed at weekends and on bank holidays. You will be called back if you can’t get through the first time.) The chatbot is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for those who do not need immediate help.
Freephone 116 123 – 24 hour service
VOICES closing on 19 September
VOICES will be closed for one day on the Bank Holiday, Monday 19th September, as the whole country says farewell to our Queen, Elizabeth II. RIP. Please remember the National Domestic abuse 24 hours helpline (0808 2000247) and emergency services (999) are still available for anyone who feels in danger of immediate harm. VOICES will be reopening services…
VOICES Summer Break
Voices will be closed for our Summer Break from 15 August for 2 weeks. We reopen on Tuesday 30th August.
Job vacancy: Executive Officer p/t
Could you help us grow and develop VOICES? We have an exciting opportunity for a part-time Executive Officer to help develop our independent domestic abuse charity with Lived Experience at its heart, working with the CEO and team at our Safe Space centre based in Bath. Deadline: 31 August 2022. Downloadable info below.