Expert risk assessments of parents where violence or abuse within the family is a concern


Women's Aid. Tel 0808 2000 247

Advice and support for women in abusive relationships

Southall Black Sisters. Tel 020 8571 9595

Advice, information and emotional support for black and Asian women

Rights of Women. Tel 020 7251 6577

Telephone legal advice service for women, offering advice and information on sexual violence and harassment and employment rights, relationship breakdown and arrangements for any children, lesbian parenting, domestic violence. Can provide referrals to sympathetic women solicitors.

Men's Advice Line. Tel 0808 801 0327

Advice and support for men in abusive relationships

Broken Rainbow. Tel 0845 260 5560

Support for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people suffering domestic violence throughout UK

Respect. Tel 020 7549 0578

Respect is the UK membership association for domestic violence perpetrator programmes and associated support services. Their key focus is on increasing the safety of those experiencing domestic violence through promoting effective interventions with perpetrators.

The Respect Phoneline is an information and advice line for people who are concerned about their behaviour towards their partners.

Ahimsa. Tel 01752 213535

Ahimsa (charity) provides domestic violence perpetrator programmes for men who live in the Plymouth and support services for their partners.

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