General Support Lines

  • Samaritans- Talk to the Samaritans any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. Helpline: 116 123 (24 hours), 
  • Support Line – provides a confidential telephone helpline offering emotional support to any individual on any issue,
  • Victim Support– Free and confidential support to help you deal with your experience, whether or not you report a crime. Also supports witnesses of crime. Support line:08 08 16 89 111, 
  • Maytree - Maytree’s house is open 365 days a year for people when they’re feeling suicidal. Helpline: 020 7263 7070.
  • The Listening Place - Face-to-face support for those who feel life is no longer worth living -


Specialist Support Sexual Assault or Rape


Hate Crime 

  • Stop Hate UK– charity providing independent and confidential support to people affected by hate crime, 


Disability Hate Crime 


Gender-based Violence 

  • Mankind – support for male victims of domestic abuse and violence:  
  • National Association for People Abused in Childhood – a national charity which offers support to adult survivors of child abuse and training to those who support them, 
  • Rape Crisis England and Wales –  
  • The Survivors Trust – 
  • Survivors UK – helps men, boys or non-binary persons who have been sexually abused and raises awareness of their needs -
  • Women and Girls’ Network – Counselling and support to help women and girls recover from violence- 


Forced Marriage

Domestic Violence

Race or Religion


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