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If you are in the UK and in need of emergency support please call 999 immediately.
For non-emergency NHS support please call 111.

Sexual Abuse, UK

Abuse (inc. Childhood Abuse), UK

Women, Call: 0808 2000 247 (24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline. Run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid)


“Refuge is committed to a world where domestic violence is not tolerated and where women and children can live in safety.”

Women’s Aid

“Working together until women and children are safe.”

Men’s Advice Line

“A confidential helpline for any man experiencing domestic violence and abuse from a partner (or ex-partner).”


“If you’ve experienced hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse, we’re here for you. We also support lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people who have had problems with the police or have questions about the criminal justice system.”

Ashiana Sheffield

“To support and empower those from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) communities whose lives have been affected by violence and abuse to take control of their lives and move forward into healthy, stable and safer futures.”

*Please note some of these services may have online support or information people in other countries may find useful. Trauma & Co. is an international project first created in England. We are continuously updating these pages and hope to increase our international resources as we move forward. If you have relevant, useful resource links for us to review please contact us.

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These links are for reference only and we cannot provide endorsements or recommendations, nor can we speak to a service’s individual policies, reputation or quality of service. In addition, we cannot be sure of the services free/chargeable services – please speak to them directly.

Please access any services with mindful and personal consideration for yourself and your needs.

Last updated 2017 – please let us know if you have more up to date information.