Helplines for victims and perpetrators of abuse

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Thursday, 2 December, 2021

Respect is a pioneering UK domestic abuse organisation leading the development of safe, effective work with perpetrators, male victims and young people using violence in their close relationships.  

The Men’s Advice Line is a confidential helpline, email and webchat service for male victims of domestic abuse. The helpline offers advice and emotional support to men who experience abuse, including signposting to other vital services that help men keep themselves (and their children) safe. Further details for the service can be found here

The Respect Phoneline is a confidential helpline, email and webchat service for domestic abuse perpetrators and those supporting them. The helpline supports men and women who are using abuse in same-sex or heterosexual relationships and signposts to accredited domestic violence prevention programmes. Further details can be found here

Both helplines are available Monday – Friday, 9am – 8pm with email support at the weekends.

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