Helplines

We have compiled a list of useful website links, have a look here.

National Domestic Violence Helpline -free 24hr helpline:    0808 2000 247

Lighthouse Women’s Aid Ipswich 24hr helpline:   01473 745 111

Domestic Abuse Outreach Service – crisis and intensive support, freephone:  0800 977 5690

The Ferns – sexual assault referral centre –  medical care and emotional support for any victim of sexual assault and rape:   0300 123 5058  

Suffolk Rape Crisis (Women and girls only) helpline: 0800 085 0520

Bury St Edmunds Women’s Refuge:  01284 753085

Mens’s Advice Line – support for male victims of domestic violence and abuse:  0808 801 0327

Broken Rainbow LGBT helpline:  0300 999 5428

Karma Nirvana – Honour Based Violence, Forced Marriage, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): 0800 599 9247

NSPCC – new 24hr free FGM advice and support line:  0800 028 3550

NSPCC Helpline: 0808 800 5000

Childline – support for children and young people:  0800 1111

Victim Support:  0845 389 9548

Samaritans:  0845 790 9090

Rights of Women – legal advice helpline:  0207 251 6577

In an emergency always call the Police on 999.  For non- emergency calls contact the Police on 101