Help women and their children fleeing an abuser

Every two minutes someone turns to Refuge for support. Help keep our lifesaving services running such as our 44 refuges and 24/7 Helpline, to be a lifeline for women affected by domestic abuse.

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Empowering women to live without violence and fear.

Refuge is the largest domestic abuse organisation in the UK. On any given day our services support thousands of women and their children, helping them to overcome the physical, emotional, financial and logistical impacts of abuse and rebuild their lives — free from fear.

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1 in 4 women will experience domestic abuse in her lifetime

Every 30 seconds the police receive a call for help relating to domestic abuse

1000's of women and children supported by Refuge on any given day

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  • £5

    a month could go towards providing emotional support to a child. 90% of domestic abuse in a family household happens in the presence of a child. Your regular gift could help children to overcome the trauma of experiencing domestic abuse.

  • £10

    a month could give a woman her independence back. Women are often forced to stop working by their abusers, or they have to leave their jobs when they escape abuse. Your regular gift could provide economic abuse support from our specialist staff.

  • £25

    a month could provide essentials for a woman arriving at a refuge. Every day, women escaping life-threatening situations seek safety in our refuges. Many arrive with little more than the clothes they are wearing. Your gift could go towards providing toiletries, food and clothing to help a woman through her first night this winter.

  • £

    Whether it's big or small, help us be there for every woman and child who needs us this winter, by donating today.

  • £10

    could pay for a mobile phone top up for a woman to let her family know she is safe after she’s fled an abuser this winter.

  • £30

    could go towards paying for a taxi for a woman to flee her abuser and to be safe in one of our 44 refuges.

  • £52

    could cover the cost of a woman and her children to have a safe night’s stay in a refuge this winter.

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    Whether it's big or small, help us be there for every woman and child who needs us this winter, by donating today.

Save the date! Join us at our UK Tech Safety Summit this September.

The Tech Safety Summit is an event for anyone who wants to create a safer digital world for survivors of domestic abuse. Join us to delve into the issue of tech-facilitated abuse and join forces with others committed to combating it.

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Take action against domestic abuse this General Election

Help make sure the new Prime Minister prioritises tackling violence against women and girls.

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