I need help now
You are not alone. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse of any kind, Refuge is here to support you — and we’re glad you’ve found us.
Find the type of support you need
I am being abused
If you have experienced behaviour from a partner or ex-partner that has made you feel afraid or unsafe, we are here to support you.
Signs of domestic abuse
If you alter your behaviour because you are frightened of how your partner will react, you’re being abused. Find out about more types of abuse.
I need to speak to someone
Call for free and in confidence, 24 hours a day: 0808 2000 247. We understand it can be difficult to pick up the phone, so you can also chat to us live online, Monday-Friday 3-10pm.
Ways we can help
Every person escaping abuse requires different types of support. That’s why we offer a wide range of services to meet your needs.