Helplines 

There are lots of helplines that you can ring for advice and support, some offer advice on specific situations like forced marriage or stalking.  

The National Domestic Violence Freephone Helpline is 0808 2000 247 and is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Translation facilities for callers whose first language is not English, and a service for callers who are deaf or hard of hearing are available.

MALE VICTIMS

If you are a man affected by domestic abuse Respect are a good source of help - 0808 801 0327  

The Mens Advice Line is 0808 801 0327 and is available Monday to Friday 10am - 1pm and 2pm - 5pm.

For further information - www.mensadviceline.org.uk

Mankind also supports male victims of domestic abuse on 01823 334244 and is available Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm. 

For further information - www.mankind.org.uk 

Survivors UK is the National helpline for male survivors of rape and sexual abuse you can call 020 3598 3898 but they also operate texting and web chat services. Find out more at -  www.survivorsuk.org

LGBT

Broken Rainbow's Helpline for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender victims of domestic abuse is 0300 999 5428 and is available Monday 2 - 8pm, Wednesday 10 - 5pm and Thursday 2 - 8pm

For further information - www.broken-rainbow.org.uk

STALKING AND HARASSMENT

If you need information about stalking you can contact Paladin Services on 0207 840 8960

The National Stalking Helpline are open to take calls Monday to Friday 9:30am – 4pm except Wednesdays where they open the helpline at 1pm. Their phone number is 0808 802 030 and you can also email them on advice@stalkinghelpline.org

FORCED MARRIAGE

The Forced Marriage Unit helpline is 020 7008 0151 (00 44 20 7008 0151 from abroad) and is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can get more information from - www.fco.gov.uk 

Karma Nirvana run a helpline which offers advice and support on Honour-Based Abuse, Forced Marriage and Arranged Marriage. You can call 0800 5999 247 or find out more atwww.karmanirvana.org.uk

POLISH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELPLINE

The Polish Domestic Violence Helpline is 01270 260106 and is available Tuesdays 10.00 - 12.00 and 13.00 - 15.00 and Wednesdays from 10.00 to 16.00. you can also e-mail polishhelpline@cheshirewithoutabuse.org.uk

LEGAL ADVICE

The National Centre for Domestic Violence provide access to free injunctions on 0844 8044 999 and is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For further information - www.ncdv.org.uk

Rights of Women helpline is for women only on 020 7251 6577 and is available Mondays 11am - 1pm, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 2pm - 4pm and 7pm - 9pm, Thursdays 7pm - 9pm and Fridays 12pm - 2pm. For further information - www.rightsofwomen.org.uk/adviceline.php

PERPETRATORS OF ABUSE

The Respect Helpline offers information and advice to people who are abusive towards their partners. It is available on 0808 802 4040 and is open Monday to Friday 10am - 1pm and 2pm - 5pm. For further information go to www.respectphoneline.org.uk