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Domestic Abuse/Domestic Violence

Who can I contact for help?

If you are subject to domestic abuse or are worried about someone and would like to discuss this confidentially you can contact independent advice lines at:

Domestic Violence 24 hour helpline

0808 2000 247

National Centre for Domestic Violence 24 hour helpline

08709 220 704

or

0800 970 2070

Free legal advice to obtain injunctions

Wandsworth Safety Net

020 8767 1641

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Wandsworth Women’s Aid Helpline

020 8871 2664

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Men’s Advice Line

0808 801 0327

Broken Rainbow

08452 60 44 60

Support to lesbians, gay, bisexual and transgender victims of domestic abuse

Samaritans

0845 790 9090

For those experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Shanti Women's Aid
02088747262

Offers safe, temporary accommodation to women with children and single women,predominantly from Asian communities.


Police Community Safety Unit

020 8247 5435

Childline

0800 1111

IN AN EMERGENCY CALL 999

One Stop Shop

Or visit the One Stop Shop service for free access to solicitors, Housing, Health, Women’s Aid, Wandsworth Safety Net and Community Safety Unit.

Monday 10am to 12.30pm

Battersea Arts Centre

Lavender Hill

SW11 5TN

Telehone - 07884 340 117 during opening hours only

Address:
Various
Area serviced:
Local
Telephone:
0808 2000 247
Sector:
Statutory

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