Support

The End Violence Against Women Coalition is a campaigning organisation and we are not able to provide support or advice if you or someone you know is experiencing violence.

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger or in need of urgent protection, call the police on 999. 

For short or long term emotional support, advocacy, counselling, advice or refuge in the UK, please see the various services below.

Domestic Violence

Call the 24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline on 0808  2000 247 or find a local support centre via the Women's Aid website.

Rape, sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse

Contact a local Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) - or one of the Havens in London - for immediate medical and emotional support.

Call the Rape Crisis national helpline on 0808 802 9999 open every day of the year 12-2.30pm and 7-9.30pm or find a local support centre via the Rape Crisis website.

Stalking

Call the National Stalking helpline 0808 802 0300 or email them at advice@stalkinghelpline.org

Women's Aid's Digital Stalking guide to protect yourself online

Trafficking

Call the Metropolitan police trafficking hotline 0800 783 2589 to report suspected trafficking

For London-based specialist support for women survivors of trafficking, call the Poppy Project on 020 7735 2062

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Call the 24 hour FGM helpline (run by NSPCC in in partnership with the Metropolitan Police and specialist support organisations including Daughters of Eve, Equality Now and Forward) on 0800 028 3550 or email fgmhelp@nspcc.org.uk

Specialist support for black and ethnic minority women

Call the Southall Black Sisters helpline on 020 8571 0800 (open Monday to Friday, 10am-5pm)

Legal advice for women experiencing violence

Rights of Women provide free and confidential legal advice covering family law, criminal law and immigration & asylum law. Details of their advice lines can be found on the Rights of Women website.