Get advice in a safe space

You can go to any participating Boots or Superdrug store and ask to use their consultation room or safe space at the healthcare counter. Other pharmacies and TSB bank are also participating in this scheme.

You can find specialist information about domestic abuse support in the consultation room and contact a domestic abuse charity.

Find a safe space by visiting UK SAYS NO MORE.

Local support and services

You can talk to a doctor, health visitor or midwife if you are experiencing domestic abuse or contact the following organisations.


Leeway is a Norfolk-based charity that supports adults and young people looking to break free from domestic abuse.


Call: 0300 561 0077 (24 hours)

The Harbour Centre

The Harbour Centre is a sexual assault referral centre.

Call: 0845 456 4810

The Sue Lambert Trust

The Sue Lambert Trust is for survivors of sexual abuse.

Call: 01603 622406

Norfolk and Suffolk Victim Care

The Norfolk and Suffolk Victim Care covers all of Norfolk and Suffolk. They provide free, confidential support services to help victims and witnesses of crime.

Norfolk Constabulary

Call 101. This is a non-emergency police number.

National services

National Centre for Domestic Violence

The National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV) specialises in helping victims of domestic abuse obtain injunctions from court to protect them from further abuse. Meeting with solicitors and proceeding through the court system can be a daunting prospect for anybody. The NCDV aims to make the whole experience fast, friendly, and worthwhile. Their free service is available to everybody regardless of age, race, religion, gender or sexual orientation.

Emergency telephone: 08009 70 20 70

Non-emergency telephone: 08709 22 07 04

Text: NCDV to 6077

National Domestic Abuse Helpline

Run by Refuge, women can call the freephone National Domestic Abuse Helpline. The staff will offer confidential, non-judgemental information and support.

Call: 0808 2000 247 at any time, day or night.

VOICES at the Domestic Abuse Commissioner's Office

Set up by the Domestic Abuse Commissioner (DAC), VOICES at the DAC is a virtual platform for victims and survivors of domestic abuse to stay connected to relevant policy, research, and practice development. They aim to give victims and survivors opportunities to share their experience so they can influence change. They circulate a newsletter with opportunities to share their voice with domestic abuse organisations, universities, and local and national government. It includes updates on the Commissioner's work and relevant news from across domestic abuse, policy, practice and research.

Website: VOICES at the Domestic Abuse Commissioner's Office

Men's Advice Line

Men can call Men's Advice Line for non-judgemental information and support.

Call: 0808 8010 327

Opening hours: Monday and Wednesday from 9am to 8pm. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9am to 5pm.


Men can also call ManKind for further guidance.

Call: 0182 3334 244

Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm.


Galop helps those who identify as LGBT+ with emotional and practical support.

Call: 0800 999 5428

Karma Nirvana

Anyone can call Karma Nirvana for forced marriage and honour crimes.

Call: 0800 5999 247

Forced Marriage Unit

You can speak to the Forced Marriage Unit.

Call: 020 7008 0151

Specialist support

Galop (LGBTQ+)

Galop helps those who identify as LGBT+ with emotional and practical support.

Call: 0800 999 5428



Paladin is a stalking support service that offers guidance and can provide a coordinated community response to keep stalking victims safe.

Call: 020 3866 4107

Respect Men's Advice Line

Men can contact Men's Advice Line for non-judgemental information and support.

Call: 0808 801 0327

ManKind Initiative

Men can also contact ManKind Initiative for further guidance.

Call: 01823 334244

Family Lives

Family Lives helps give advice for parents or carers on a range of issues.

Call: 0808 800 2222


YoungMinds UK

YoungMinds UK provides help on emotional problems, behaviour or mental health if you are a parent, professional or young person looking for support for someone aged up to 25.


Hourglass helps provide support on abuse against the elderly.

Call: 0808 808 8141

The Silver Line Helpline

The Silver Line Helpline is run by Age UK and is a free, confidential telephone service for older people.

Call: 0800 470 8090

Karma Nirvana

Contact Karma Nirvana for support on honour-based abuse and forced marriage.

Call: 0800 5999 247

Freedom Charity

Freedom Charity provides support on forced marriages and violence.

Call: 0845 607 0133


Imkaan is a women's organisation which addresses violence against BME women and girls.

Jewish Women's Aid

Jewish Women's Aid provides support for Jewish women and children affected by domestic and sexual violence.

Call: 0808 801 0500


Restored supports female Christians affected by domestic abuse.

Muslim Women's Network Helpline

Although mainly for Muslim women, the helpline will accept calls from and support women of any faith or no faith. Men who are concerned about women and girls can also call the helpline, or if they need support, for example, are at risk of forced marriage.

Call: 0800 999 5786

Text: 07415206936

Sikh Helpline

The helpline provides support to individuals, no matter their gender or religion.

Call: 03000 3000 63 or 07999 004 363

Sistah Space

Contact Sistah Space for support for those of Caribbean or African descent.

Call: 020 7846 8350


Latin American Women's Rights Service

LAWRS helps support Latin American women in the UK.

Call: 0808 145 4909


Rights of Women

Rights of Women provides free and confidential advice lines for women.