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Support is available for everyone

Domestic abuse can happen to anyone, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, sexuality, background or socio-economic status.

The GDVA can provide help and support for anyone that experiences domestic abuse, call the helpline on 020 8317 8273 or email referrals_gdva@h4w.co.uk.

However, there are also services that provide support for specific groups of people. 

Males

Advice and support is also available from Men's Advice Line

Men's Advice Line contact: 0808 801 0327 or email: info@mensadviceline.org.uk

LGBTQ+ 

You can contact Gallop, the LGBTQ+ charity, for emotional and practical support. 

Gallop contact: 020 7704 2040 or email: referrals@galop.org.uk

You can also contact METRO Charity

Disabled people

Disabled people are disproportionately impacted by domestic abuse. 

The GDVA is still a key point of call for support. 

Metro Gad provides advice and information and advocacy for disabled people.

Metro Gad contact: 020 8305 2221 or email: gad@metrocharity.org.uk

DeafHope is a domestic abuse service that provides practical and emotional support to Deaf people.

You can send a text to DeafHope on 07966 976 749 or email: info@signhealth.org.uk 

Read the Survivors Handbook: Support for disabled women for more information and support.

Perpetrator support

There is also advice for perpetrators, those who are abusing family members or partners.

If you recognise and want to stop your abusive behaviour, and want to develop healthy, respectful, non-abusive relationships, support is available from Respect. 

Respect contact: 0808 802 4040 or email: info@respect.uk.net