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Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation (IKWRO)
IKWRO’s mission is to protect Middle Eastern and Afghan women and girls who are at risk of ‘honour’ based violence, forced marriage, child marriage, female genital mutilation and domestic violence and to promote their rights.
Jewish Women’s Aid
Jewish Women’s Aid is the only specialist organisation in the UK supporting Jewish women affected by domestic violence.

Wherever, whenever, whoever: we’re here to help you

One woman in four will experience domestic abuse in her lifetime.

It affects all women, regardless of age, education, class, lifestyle or religion; the Jewish community is no different to any other.
Latin American Women’s Aid (LAWA)
Latin American Women’s Aid Refuge (LAWA) is a UK charity that supports Latin American and other black and ethnic minority women and children experiencing domestic violence to start a new life and play a fuller role in the community.
Men’s Advice Line
Advice and support for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse from partners or ex partners. We are a team of skilled professionals offering practical advice, information and emotional support to male victims of domestic violence, as well as to concerned friends and family and frontline workers.
METRO
METRO is a leading equality and diversity charity, providing health, community and youth services across London. METRO run a social group, a counselling service and a victim support service for LGBTQ young people in Southwark.
Mozaic Women’s Well Being Project
The MOZAIC project provides an accessible woman-centred advocacy service to women who have experienced or are still experiencing domestic violence. They offer free, confidential and independent support, safety planning, advice and information. The project is run by 170 Community Project and is based at St. Thomas’ Hospital.
Muslim Community Helpline
The Muslim Community Helpline is a national organisation for women, men, youth and children which was launched in 2007.
National Centre for Domestic Violence
NCDV was established to help survivors of domestic violence obtain protection against an abuser, as well as offering services to the police, probation service, domestic abuse agency workers, the legal profession and judiciary. We specialise in providing free, fast and effective legal support to survivors of domestic violence, usually by helping individuals obtain injunctions from their local county court.
National Domestic Violence Helpline
The Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge, is a national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.
One in Four
One in Four is a specialist charity with a dedicated team of experts and counsellors with many years of knowledge, experience and expertise in working with survivors of sexual abuse and violence, and particularly child sexual abuse. They support survivors to work through the trauma of abuse, helping them to transform and rebuild their lives.
Paladin – National Stalking Advocacy Service
Paladin is a trauma-informed service established to assist high risk victims of stalking in England and Wales. High risk is defined as those who are at risk of serious harm and/or homicide. Their team of accredited Independent Stalking Advocacy Caseworkers (ISACs) ensure that high risk victims of stalking are supported and that a coordinated community response is developed locally to keep victims and their children safe.
RADAR (Reducing and deterring Adult re-offending)
RADAR comprises of a range of services in Southwark working together to reduce crime. It provides intensive support for offenders (not on probation licence) with addiction, housing, relationship, benefits & debt advice, problem solving, mental & physical health, education and training to help avoid offending in the future.
Respect Phoneline – help for domestic violence perpetrators
We provide a confidential and anonymous helpline for anyone concerned about their violence and/or abuse towards a partner or ex-partner. We are a team of skilled professionals offering advice, information and support to domestic violence perpetrators, as well as to their (ex) partners and frontline workers. We are a helpline and email service.
Rights of Women
Rights of Women are a women’s charity working in a number of ways to help women through the law. Rights of Women can advise on: claiming asylum; the rights of Europeans and their families in the UK; trafficking; immigration law including domestic violence, long residence and family life; financial support options including for women with no recourse to public funds. Their immigration and asylum law advice line is open to individual women with insecure immigration status who have experienced violence and the professionals who support them.
Solace Advocacy and Support Services (SASS)
Southwark Advocacy and Support Service (SASS) delivered by Solace Women’s Aid in partnership with Southwark Council provides confidential advice, advocacy and support to women and men aged 16 years and over who live in Southwark.
Spires Streetlink
Spires is a South London based charity that helps hundreds of homeless and disadvantaged people all year round. We work to improve the quality of life of people who are homeless, insecurely housed, unemployed or suffering from the effects of poverty, mental ill health and loneliness.
SurvivorsUK
Survivors UK provide information, support and counselling for men who have been raped or sexually abused.
The African Women’s Welfare Association (AWWA)
The African Women’s Welfare Association (AWWA) is a charity working with disadvantaged and marginalised African women and children in the UK. Since 1985, the organisation has provided vital frontline support to women under trauma related to bereavement, homelessness, mental ill health in the family, separation, domestic violence and immigration matters.