If you, or someone you know, have been affected by domestic abuse or violence, the following organisations may be able to help. If you are in immediate danger, you should dial 999.


Support with Domestic Abuse

Leeds Domestic Violence and Abuse Helpline

0113 246 0401

In case of immediate danger call 999

ldvs.uk

Leeds Women’s Aid

0113 246 0401
Offers 24 hour safe emergency accommodation for both women and men fleeing an abusive relationship.

In addition to the LDVS contracted delivery, Leeds Women’s Aid provides drop-in support at health settings across the city, additional shared refuge accommodation, the Staying Safe group ‘Healthy Relationships’ programme, and support and accommodation for women who have been trafficked.

leedswomensaid.co.uk

Behind Closed Doors

0113 2224202

Behind Closed Doors delivers the LDVS Outreach service, offering face-to-face community based support and advocacy to reduce risk, increase safety, access civil legal help and manage practical needs. The Prevention and Recovery Service (PARS) is community based support for lower risk and after abuse recovery.

www.behind-closed-doors.org.uk

Childline

0800 1111

If you’re a child and in a situation where you may be experiencing domestic abuse, Childline can offer some advice or support via their free, 24-hour confidential helpline for children and young people who need to talk.

www.childline.org.uk

The National Domestic Abuse Helpline

0808 2000 247

The 24 hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline, run by Refuge is for women experiencing domestic abuse, their family, friends and others calling on their behalf.

www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk

Men's Advice Line

0808 801 0327 (weekdays 9am-5pm)

Men's Advice Line offers confidential advice for men experiencing domestic violence from a partner or ex-partner.

mensadviceline.org.uk

The ManKind Initiative

01823 334244 (Mon-Fri 10am-4pm)

The ManKind Initiative provides confidential help and support for male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence.

www.mankind.org.uk

National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Domestic Violence helpline

0800 999 5428

National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Domestic Violence helpline run by Galop, provides support to LGBT people suffering domestic abuse.

www.galop.org.uk

Respect Phoneline

0808 8024040

Respect Phoneline offers confidential advice and support to help domestic violence perpetrators stop being violent and abusive to their partners or ex-partners.

respectphoneline.org.uk

Victim Support

0808 16 89 111 (24/7)

Victim Support provides emotional and practical help to victims or witnesses of any crime, whether or not it has been reported to the police.

www.victimsupport.org.uk