Worried about your personal safety or the safety of others? We are compiling a list of support lines and will list them all here in due course. Please bookmark this page so you can easily return to it. If you know of any support lines not mentioned here, please contact Annette Young –


Domestic Violence and Abuse – Gov. UK

The National Centre for Domestic Violence UK

Broken Rainbow for LGBT UK

RESPECT Men and Women Working Together to End Domestic Violence UK

NSPCC – Domestic Abuse – Children and Teenagers UK

Women’s Aid UK

Free, 24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline UK: 0808 2000 247

Men’s Helpline for Domestic Abuse UK: 0808 801 0327


Domestic Violence Hotlines United States



AKS Helpline: 8793088815

Legal Advice: 8793088816

Psychological Counselling: 8793088816


Sakshi Violence Intervention Centre: 0124 2562336/5018873

Shakti Shalini: 1091/1291(011) 23317004

Shakti Shalini Women’s Shelter: (011) 24373736/ 24373737

SAARTHAK: (011) 26853846/ 26524061

All India Women’s Conference:  10921/ (011) 23389680

JAGORI: (011) 26692700

Joint Women’s Programme – has branches in Bangalore, Koltata, Chennai: (011) 24619821


DIAL 1298 Women’s Helpline