Women's Aid Domestic Violence Helpline

The helpline is answered by fully trained female support workers and volunteers, who will answer your call in confidence. All calls to the domestic violence helpline are free from mobiles and landlines. The 24hr freephone National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge) is available 7 days a week.

Telephone: 0808 2000 247

Website: www.womensaid.org.uk

Email: helpline@womensaid.org.uk

The Helping Hands Project: Sutton

The aim of the Helping Hands Project is to offer volunteer support for individuals and families who are/have experienced domestic violence and abuse to help reduce feelings of isolation and to encourage links with other organisations, agencies and leisure facilities in the local community.

Telephone: 020 8687 1384

Website: www.jigsaw4u.org.uk


The confidential helpline is available for all men across the UK suffering from domestic violence or domestic abuse by their current or former wife or partner (including same-sex partner). Weekdays 10:00 – 16:00.

Telephone: 01823 334244

Website: www.mankind.org.uk

Domestic violence and Abuse Service

The Referral and Advice line advisers offer confidential, non-judgmental information and  support. Their Referral and Advice line provides practical advice, emotional support and signposting to support survivors and professionals across London.

Telephone: 020 8317 8273

Website: www.gdva.org.uk

Email: info_gdva@h4w.co.uk

24-hour Freephone Helpline

The Freephone 24-Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline is for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.

The Helpline is staffed by fully trained female support workers and volunteers. All calls are completely confidential. Translation facilities for callers whose first language is not English, and a service for callers who are deaf or hard of hearing are available.

Telephone: 0808 2000 247

National Stalking Helpline

Their mission is to reduce the risk of violence and aggression through campaigning, education and support. Their vision is a society in which people are safer – and feel safer – from violence and aggression; they want people to be able to live life to the full.

Telephone: 0808 802 0300

Website: www.nationalstalkinghelpline.org.uk

Men's Advice Line

They 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.

Telephone: 0808 801 0327

Website: www.mensadviceline.org.uk

Email: info@mensadviceline.org.uk


Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. You can talk about anything. Whether it’s something big or small, our trained counsellors are here to support you.

Childline is free, confidential and available any time, day or night.

Telephone: 0800 1111

Website: www.childline.org.uk

LGBT Domestic Abuse Partnership

The London LGBT Domestic Abuse Partnership (DAP) is a way for LGBT people who have experienced domestic abuse to get the maximum amount of help with a minimum amount of hassle. The DAP is open to any LGBT person experiencing domestic violence who is living or working in London.

Telephone: 0207 704 2040

Website: www.lgbtdap.org.uk

Email: referrals@galop.org.uk

One Stop Shop

One Stop Shop is a confidential drop-in service on Mondays, 09:30 – 12:00, for people experiencing domestic violence and abuse in Merton.

Modern Baptist Church,
Crown Lane,

Self-referral Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 17:00.

Telephone: 020 7801 1777

Website: www.merton.gov.uk