Help Lines for anyone needing help


Provides telephone housing advice and information on issues including:

  • Finding accommodation
  • Housing benefit/rights
  • Domestic violence/emergency housing

0800 800 4444 (England)

08000 495 495 (Wales)

Action on Elder Abuse

Aims to prevent abuse in old age by raising awareness, providing education, and promoting research.

Contact 0208 765 7000

Helpline: 0800 808 8141




Hidden Hurt

Domestic abuse information - this site has been written by a survivor of domestic violence.  Provides advice and information to those who are in an abusive relationship.

Rights of Women

Services for women by women.  Provides free confidential advice on a range of issues.

See website for specific legal advice contact numbers.

Men's Advice Line

Helpline providing practical and emotional support for men experiencing domestic abuse.

0808 8010327


Providing services for people with learning disabilities who have been victims or perpetrators of sexual abuse and/or have experienced other trauma.  Also provides training and support to those who work with them.

contact: 0207 383 0700

helpline: 0808 808 0700


A 24 hour confidential helpline for anyone in a crisis.

helpline: 116 123


A 24 hour confidential helpline for children and young people

helpline: 0800 1111


The NSPCC works to end cruelty to children.

Helpline for adults concerned about a child: 0800 800 5000


Aims to end homelessness

Tel: 0300 636 1967