In an emergency

IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER, CALL 999. To contact the police when it is not an emergency, call 101

If you would like to talk to someone about an experience of sexual violence, out of hours support is available from:

0808 802 9999

This helpline is available from 12pm – 2.30pm and 7pm – 9.30pm every day.

The helpline is run by Rape Crisis.

If you are experiencing domestic abuse and would like support out of office hours, the following numbers may be useful:

Aurora New Dawn helpline

023 9247 9254

Available 5pm – 8am Mon – Thursday and Friday (from 5pm) through to Monday (8am) 24hrs. FOR PORTSMOUTH ONLY

24 HOUR national domestic violence helpline

0808 2000 247

This helpline provides advice on refuge provision around the UK.

National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline

T: 0800 999 5428

Emotional and practical support for LGBT people experiencing domestic abuse. Abuse isn’t always physical- it can be psychological, emotional, financial and sexual too. Speak out, don’t suffer in silence.

Opening Times:

10am – 5pm Monday
10am – 5pm Tuesday
10am – 5pm Wednesday
10am – 8pm Thursday
1pm – 5pm Friday
12pm – 4pm Sunday

1pm – 5pm Tuesday is trans specific service.

Respect phoneline for perpetrators of domestic abuse

Freephone 0808 802 4040

Open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

(Free from landlines and from mobiles using the O2, Orange, T Mobile, Three (3), Virgin, and Vodafone networks). Calls will not appear on BT landline phone bills.

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