In an emergency


IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER, CALL 999. To contact the police when it is not an emergency, call 0845 045 45 45.

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 24 hour a day, 7 days a week

24 HOUR national domestic violence helpline

0808 2000 247

This helpline provides advice on refuge provision around the UK.

Broken Rainbow helpline for LGBT people experiencing domestic abuse

0300 999 5428

Mondays & Thursdays 10am to 8pm

Tuesdays & Wednesdays 10am to 5pm

* Tuesdays 1pm – 5pm specialist Trans Workers also available.

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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