Frequently asked questions
Are you currently in a domestic violence situation or abuse or do you know someone who is?
If in danger or need urgent help please call 0 800 027 1234.
We provide practical, sensible and counselling support to victims. We do our best to direct them in the right direction for getting more help including getting help from the Police, escaping violence, social services support, prayer support and temporary shelter support. Our website provides a wealth of information which assist victims in gaining more understanding about the evil of domestic abuse, sexual abuse & exploitation, teenage domestic abuse & violence and we provide additional campaign resources such as leaflets, posters and general public awareness resources. It is very essential that:
- You should call the police if you are a victim of domestic violence or abuse.
- On average 2 women per week die at the hands of their partner in domestic abuse situations.
- Between 2009 and 2015, 936 women were killed by men. Of these, 598 (64%) were killed by their current or former partners and 75 (8%) by their sons.
- Domestic violence or abuse is not love. It is a crime! Flee from it as soon as possible!
- YOu can call the national hotline on 0 800 027 1234 for immediate help day or night.
- In the United Kingdom, you can also call the national FREE helpline on 0 0808 2000 247.
- In the United States, you can call the national helpline Toll Free on 1 800 799 7233 .
- In Canada, you can also call the national helpline Toll Free on 1.866.863.0511/1.866.863.7868.
- Speak to someone confidentially and seek help on how to escape the violence and abuse.
- Call the police and ask for help if your life is in imminent danger of serious harm.
- Get counselling, emotional support, information and referrals for medical help if required.