If you’re experiencing domestic abuse, we can put you in touch with other support organisations that understand your specific needs. Below you’ll find a list of organisations who can assist you.

The police

Call the UK police non-emergency number, 101, if you need support or advice from the police and it's not an emergency. If you're deaf or hard of hearing, use our textphone service on 18001 101.

 

Local help

United Against Violence and Abuse

0808 802 0028

For victims of domestic abuse in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


Leicester City Council
 

0116 454 1008

Housing help for people affected by domestic abuse


Housing Matters (The Bridge)

01509 260500

Housing-related support for those who are aged 16 plus.


Help for perpetrators

The Jenkins Centre 

0116 2540101

Support for Leicester residents to help change abusive behaviour. 

Respect National Helpline

0808 802 4040

Support for male victims of domestic abuse and advice to help perpetrators of domestic abuse to change their abusive behaviour. 

National helplines

Domestic Violence Assist

Specialises in assistance to obtain emergency injunctions from being further abused.

Phone: 0800 195 8699

 

National Centre for Domestic Violence 

Specialises in assistance to get emergency injunctions from being further abused.

Phone: 0800 970 2070

Women’s Aid Domestic Violence Helpline

Free 24-hour national helpline run by Women’s Aid and Refuge.

Phone: 0808 2000 247

 

Hourglass

The Hourglass confidential helpline provides information and support to anyone concerned about harm, abuse or exploitation of an older person.

Phone: 0808 808 8141

 

Men’s Advice Line 

Confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse.

Phone: 0808 801 0327

 

National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline 

Emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people.

Phone: 0800 999 5428

 

National Stalking Helpline

Guidance on the law, how to report stalking, gathering evidence, staying safe and reducing the risk.

Phone: 0808 802 0300

 

Victim Support

Free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family and friends.

Phone: 0808 1689 111