Support For Women
Rape Crisis England & Wales is a feminist charity working to end sexual violence and abuse. They will be able to tell you details of your nearest support services. They also provide information for partners, family, friends and other people who are supporting a survivor of sexual violence. They also have a free online chatting service on their website.
The Refuge National Domestic Abuse Helpline can support you whether you are still living with, planning to leave or have already left your abuser. You can call for free and in confidence anytime. They also have a live chat platform on their website which is live Mon-Fri 3 pm-10 pm or the British Sign Language interpreter service is open Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm.
Women’s Aid is a grassroots federation working together to provide life-saving services in England and build a future where domestic abuse is not tolerated. One of the services they provide is an online chat service with fully trained female support workers.
If you are a woman or child who is Asian, African-Caribbean or other minority, and you are experiencing domestic or sexual violence (including forced marriage, dowry abuse and honour crimes). Southall Black Sisters provides information, advice, advocacy, practical help, counselling and support in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati and Urdu (Interpreters are used for other languages).
Sistah Space supports African and Caribbean heritage women and families affected by domestic abuse whilst also ensuring that cultural factors are not only considered but understood. They aim to ensure that cultural barriers and biases are removed and that our service users are given equal support from us and any other agency they go to for help and are working to improve the violence against women and girls sector and end ignorance around the black experience of domestic abuse.