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.

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

Women’s Aid Domestic Violence Helpline

0808 2000 247

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

Men’s Advice Line

0808 801 0327

Confidential helpline for male victims of domestic violence and abuse.

National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline

0800 999 5428

Emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people experiencing domestic abuse

National Centre for Domestic Violence

0800 970 2070

An organisation that specialises in providing you with assistance to obtain emergency injunctions from being further abused.

National Stalking Helpline

0808 802 0300

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

Victim Support

08 08 16 89 111

A charity giving free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family and friends.