If you are in immediate danger always call the police. Dial 999 if it is an emergency and press 55 if you can’t talk (only available on mobile phones). The police have a duty to help and protect you.

Domestic Abuse


Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)


  • Galop’s free helpline is for LGBT+ people experiencing abuse or violence, including hate crime, domestic abuse, sexual violence or so-called “conversion therapy”. Call 0800 999 5428 from 10am to 8.30pm Monday – Thursday or from 10am to 4.30pm on Fridays, or use their webchat service.

Rape and Sexual Assault

  • England and Wales - The Rape Crisis National Helpline supports survivors aged 13+ or those supporting them every day of the year from 12pm – 2.30pm and 7pm – 9.30pm on 0808 802 9999.Rape Crisis also provide a webchat service for women and girls aged 16+.
  • Northern Ireland - The domestic and sexual abuse helpline is open 24/7 every day. Call 0808 802 1414, email [email protected] or use their webchat service.
  • Scotland - Rape Crisis Scotland’s Helpline is open every day between 6pm – midnight and supports people of all genders aged 13+ living in Scotland who have been affected by sexual violence. Call 08088 01 03 02, text 07537 410 027 or email [email protected].