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.

Local help

Worst Kept Secret helpline (Merseyside)

0800 028 3398

Free confidential helpline that doesn't show up on landline bills.


Wirral Domestic Abuse Services and Family Safety Unit

0151 666 4914

Information on how victims of domestic abuse can get help, plus details of other Wirral-based agencies and charities that can provide support. 


Sefton Women's and Children's Aid (SWACA)

South Sefton: 0151 922 8606
North Sefton: 01704 500 647

Gives free practical and emotional support to help young people and children survive the impact of domestic violence and abuse


Knowsley Hate Incident and Domestic Abuse helpline

0800 953 4433

Helpline that provides advice and information to those who have suffered a hate incident or domestic abuse.

St Helens

St Helens Independent Domestic Violence Advocate

01744 743 200

Advocates provide free and confidential support for both male and female victims of domestic abuse. 

Forced Marriage Unit - 0207 008 0151

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.

Childline - 0800 1111

Freedom Charity - 0845 607 0133

Charity for children and young people who are at risk or subject to honour based crimes/ forced marriages.

Ashiana Project London - 0208 539 0427 

Southall Black Sisters - 0208 571 0800

Not for profit organisation set up to meet the needs of black (Asian and African-Caribbean) and minority ethnic women.

Iranian and Kurdish Women's Rights Organisation (IKWRO) - 0207 490 0303

Support and advice in Arabic, Kurdish, Turkish and Farsi to women, girls and men living in Britain about issues such as domestic abuse and ‘honour’ based issues. 

Karma Nirvana - 0800 5999 247

Supporting victims of honour crimes and forced marriages since 1993.

Henna Foundation - 029 20496920

A charity working to support and protect victims of ‘honour’ related crime, domestic abuse and forced marriages.

Savera Liverpool - 0800 107 0726 (helpline)


A team of trained domestic abuse advisors, working in partnership with a range of agencies to safeguard and protect victims of domestic abuse.

National helplines

Women’s Aid Domestic Violence Helpline

0808 2000 247

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

Men’s Advice Line

0808 801 0327

Confidential helpline for male victims of domestic violence and abuse.

National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline

0800 999 5428

Emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people experiencing domestic abuse

National Centre for Domestic Violence

0800 970 2070

An organisation that specialises in providing you with assistance to obtain emergency injunctions from being further abused.

National Stalking Helpline

0808 802 0300

Provides information and guidance on the law, how to report stalking, gathering evidence, staying safe and reducing the risk.

Victim Support

08 08 16 89 111

A charity giving free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family and friends.