If you’re experiencing domestic abuse, we can put you in touch with other support organisations that understand your specific needs. Below you’ll find a list of organisations who can assist you.

The police

Call the UK police non-emergency number, 101, if you need support or advice from the police and it's not an emergency. If you have a hearing or speech impairment, use our textphone service on 18001 101.

Police Public Protection Unit

The unit helps vulnerable victims including people who have experienced domestic abuse.

Bishopsgate Police Station
182 Bishopsgate
London
EC2M 4NP

Opening hours: 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday
Phone: 020 7601 290 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday
Email: [email protected]

Local support

Vulnerable Victim Advocate

Specialist service for men and women who live and work in the City of London experiencing domestic abuse, sexual violence and hate crime.

Phone: 07944 634946
Free Supportline: 08 08 16 89 111
Email: [email protected]

To find out about City of London Police victim support drop-in sessions, check Facebook.

Help centres and services

The Havens

Specialist centres in London for people who have been raped or sexually assaulted.

Imece Women’s Centre

Specialist services for women on harmful practices, forced marriage, honour-based violence, female genital mutilation, faith-based abuse.

Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation

Service helping women from all Middle Eastern backgrounds, providing advocacy, training and counselling for women and girl clients.

East London Rape Crisis

Emotional and practical support, signposting and onward referral into appropriate support services.

City of London Children’s Social Care

Care for a child or young person who may be experiencing harm alongside other support including early help.

City of London Adult Social Care

Help and advice for adults experiencing abuse or neglect, or those who feel someone may be at risk.

City of London Housing Advice

Housing advice to keep people safe when they are experiencing domestic abuse, including providing emergency accommodation.

Square Mile Health

Holistic interventions tailored to individual need, and provision of structured, recovery-focused interventions for those wishing to reduce or abstain from substance and alcohol misuse and stop smoking.

Toynbee Hall - City Advice

Free, confidential and impartial advice service for City residents and workers on issues such as debt issues, employment problems, family, housing, welfare benefits, health and wellbeing.

Toynbee Hall – City Wellbeing

Support and assistance on housing and social care issues advice on benefits, pensions, debt and money management social, cultural and leisure activities and community volunteering opportunities.

City Carers Service

Support to carers alongside information and advice on rights and services.

Other support organisations

SafeLives.org.uk
Providing domestic abuse support and guidance during the Covid-19 pandemic.

National Domestic Abuse Helpline
Guidance and support for victims.


National Centre for Domestic Violence
Provides a free service that lets anyone who has recently suffered from, or been threatened with, domestic abuse apply for an emergency court injunction.

Victim Support
Free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family and friends.

Women’s Aid Domestic Violence Helpline
Free 24-hour national helpline run by Women’s Aid and Refuge.

National Stalking Helpline
Guidance on the law, how to report stalking, gathering evidence, staying safe and reducing the risk.

Shelter Emergency Helpline
Advice for those struggling with bad housing or homelessness.

Karma Nirvana 
Confidential helpline providing emotional and practical support and advice for victims and survivors of forced marriage and/or honour-based violence.

Forced Marriage Unit 
Contact the Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) if you’re trying to stop a forced marriage or you need help leaving a marriage you’ve been forced into.

FLOWS (Finding Legal Options for Women Survivors)
Legal support service to help protect women against domestic abuse.


Sharan Project
Provides support to vulnerable women, particularly of South Asian origin, who have been disowned.

Men’s Advice Line 
Confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse.

Respect.uk
Advice and support for those who are finding it difficult to manage their behaviour, male victims of domestic abuse, and young people using violence and abuse in close relationships.

ManKind Initiative
Confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence.

Galop
Emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people.



Sign Health
Support and advice for victims of domestic abuse who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Hourglass
The Hourglass confidential helpline provides information and support to anyone concerned about harm, abuse or exploitation of an older person.

Childline
Helpline for children.

NSPCC
Includes a helpline for adults who are concerned about a child.