Print Correction Save

Refuge

We believe that every woman and child experiencing domestic violence has different needs – there is no single package of services to meet those needs, no ‘one size fits all’.
Refuge offers a range of services which gives women and children access to professional support whatever their situation. These services include:

  • National Domestic Violence Helpline.
  • A network of refugees across the country,
  • Indepentant legal advocacy.
  • Outreach services.
  • Culturally specific services.
  • Prevention and education.

Area serviced:
Nationwide
Telephone:
0808 2000 247 (Freephone 24 hour helpline)
Sector:
Public

Related Information

Subject Definitions

Abuse can be physical, psychological, financial, sexual, discriminatory, neglect or institutional. If you suspect or know of an adult who is being abused or is suspected of being abused you should report it to the Councils Safeguarding Adults Team.
Advocacy services offer support to vulnerable people, people with physical/learning disabilities and/or sensory impairments. These services will support people to: ¦Speak out for themselves ¦Make sure their rights are respected ¦Express what they want ¦Represent their interests ¦Help them get the services they need Their underpinning principles are to promote social inclusion, equality and social justice
Services which offer a helpline for providing support in a crisis and/or information and advice.