is the national independent charity that offers support to victims of crime including women, men and children experiencing domestic abuse.
also offer a helpline for women needing criminal law advice about domestic abuse, once their case has been reported to the police and is in the criminal justice system. The Witness Service can give you: If you decide to or have to leave your home, or you want to try and stay but without an abusive partner, there are several options available to you.
020 7251 6577 (Tue, Wed, Thurs 2-4pm and 7-9pm and Fri 12-2pm) If you report domestic abuse to the police, they may give your details to the Independent Domestic Violence Advisor service.
It offers support and information and will work with someone throughout a court case.
There are many organisations that can offer support and can help to protect you.
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, as well as for family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.