Domestic violence contacts

Asian Womens Resource Centre

Address
108 Craven Park London NW10 8QE
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 8961 6549/5701
Fax
020 8838 1823
Details

Emergency advice available at any time during opening hours. Open-door policy for BAMER (Black, Asian Minority, Ethnic & Refugee) women and children from all communities. Offer holistic services including counselling, advocacy, support groups and information and advice on welfare rights and domestic violence.

Open
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm.
Location
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Black Womens Rape Action Project

Address
25 Wolsey Road London NW5 2DX
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.womenagainstrape.net
Phone
020 7482 2496
Fax
020 7267 7297
Details
Self-help support services including counselling, to Black and immigrant women and other women of colour who are survivors of domestic violence, racist sexual assault and asylum seekers fleeing rape and other persecution.
Location
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Cabinet Member for Community Safety and the Voluntary Sector (Camden Council)

Address
Camden Town Hall Judd Street London WC1H 9JE
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/democracy
Phone
020 7974 6409
Fax
020 7974 5921
Details

Councillor Jonathan Simpson (Lab). Responsible for crime, antisocial behaviour, emergency planning and licensing.  Leads on the Council's relationship with the community and voluntary sector.

Location
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Camden Police Community Safety Unit

Address
10 Lambs Conduit Street London WC1N 3NR
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 8733 6443, 020 8733 6550, 020 8733 5946, 020 8733 5665, 020 8733 5565
Fax
020 8733 6598
Details
Investigates crimes relating to race/faith hate, domestic violence, anti-Semitism, homophobia and Safeguarding adults from risk of abuse. Serves the whole of the Borough of Camden. If an incident takes place in another Borough that Borough's Community Safety Unit will deal with it.
Open
Mon-Sun 8am-10pm.
Location
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Camden Safety Net

Address
5 Pancras Square c/o Camden Town Hall, Judd Street London WC1H 9JE
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/domesticviolence
Phone
020 7974 2526
Fax
020 7974 3660
Details

Camden Safety Net provides services to survivors of domestic abuse and/or sexual violence as well as to children affected by violence.

Camden Safety Net provides services to survivors and their families who live, work or study in the London Borough of Camden.

Camden Safety Net provides the following services:

  • Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advisors (IDSVAs) meet with victims of domestic abuse and/or sexual violence and give advice and support
  • IDSVAs will risk assess and devise action plans to enhance safety
  • referrals and assistance linking to appropriate agencies who can help, such as women's aid refuges, housing, victim support, legal services, support groups and community centres, parenting support
  • follow-up services to ensure that appropriate help has been given
  • counselling for survivors and their children
  • confidence building workshops for women
  • older people - we can help you assess your situation and get help
  • same sex domestic abuse and/or sexual violence - help in accessing services such as housing or linking up with LGBT services.
  • interpreters as needed
  • access to specific cultural support
  • support offered in health settings
Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
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Careline Telecare (Camden Council)

Address
Ludham Lismore Circus London NW5 4SE
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
camden.gov.uk/ccm/content/policing-and-public-safety/safety-and-security-at-home/careline-telecare.en
Phone
020 7974 1491
Details

24 hour telephone-based community alarm service for older, disabled and otherwise frail or vulnerable people (for example, people living with HIV/AIDS, racial harassment, domestic violence etc). Two levels of service are available: Careline Silver Service (monitoring only) £4.59 per week and Careline Gold Service (emergency call-out) £5.59 per week Charges payable monthly by direct debit. Other services are also available including Telecare automatic sensor equipment and the provision of Carers' Emergency Cards.

Open
24 hours.
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Chinese Information and Advice Centre

Address
Basement London W1D 5PB
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.ciac.co.uk
Phone
0845 313 1868
Fax
020 7734 1039
Details

Free legal advice and representation on immigration and nationality law, support for women victim of domestic violence, advice and support to refugees and asylum seekers.

Open
Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm
Location
View location map for WC2H 0NE
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Community Safety Service (Camden Council)

Address
London Borough of Camden 8th Floor, 5 Pancras Square c/o Judd Street London WC1H 9JE
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/communitysafety
Phone
020 7974 4444
Details

Co-ordinates work on community safety in Camden and facilitates the Camden Community Safety Partnership. The Partnership includes people from Camden Council, Camden Police, NHS Camden, NHS Islington, London Probation Service, Camden Victim Support as well as other statutory and voluntary agencies.

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Dogs Trust Freedom Project

Address
London EC1V 7XP
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.dogstrust.org.uk/az/f/freedomproject/default.aspx
Phone
0800 298 9199
Fax
020 7833 8798
Details
Pet fostering service for women fleeing domestic violence in Greater London and Hertfordshire. Arrange volunteer foster carers who care for the dog in their own home for up to six months. All placements are supervised and supported by monthly visits. All the dog's expenses are covered by Dogs Trust.
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Eaves

Address
Unit 2.03 Canterbury Court 1-3, Brixton Road London SW9 6DE
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.eavesforwomen.org.uk/
Phone
020 7735 2062
Fax
020 7820 8907
Details

Charity supporting vulnerable women who have experienced violence. Carries out research, advocacy and campaigning to prevent all forms violence against women. Offers advice sessions, support groups and learning opportunities for women. Scarlet Centre drop-in centre provides advice and support to women affected by homelessness, rape or sexual abuse, prostitution or domestic violence; is able to support women with mental health and/or substance misuse problems as a result of violence. Poppy Project provides support, accommodation and advocacy for women trafficked for any form of exploitation in England and Wales.

Open
Mon-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm. Scarlet Centre (advice centre for women): Tue, Wed, Thu and Sat 10am-5pm; Fri 2pm-5pm.
Location
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Emergency Duty Team Social Services (Camden Council)

Address
218 Eversholt Street London NW1 1BD
Phone
020 7974 4444 (Contact Centre call centre)
Details

Provides a social worker service for emergencies out of office hours that cannot safely wait until the next working day, for all of the former Social Services Department services now within either Family Services Social Work Directorate or the Housing and Adult Social Care Directorate.

Open
Mon-Fri 5pm-9am; Sat-Sun and Bank Holidays 24 hours for emergencies only.
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Everyman Project

Address
1a Waterlow Road London N19 5NJ
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.everymanproject.co.uk
Phone
020 7263 8884 (Adviceline and Admin)
Fax
020 7263 8341
Details
Runs an advice line for anyone concerned about a man's violence or abuse. Provides a 30 week therapeutic counselling programme with individual and group work counselling sessions (13 weeks one-to-one counselling, then 16 weeks group counselling), for men who want to stop their violent or abusive behaviours. Provide a support service for partners of men on the programme.
Open
Office hours Mon 10am-2pm, Tue-Thu 10am-6pm, 24 hour answer machine.
Location
View location map for N19 5NJ
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Forced Marriage Unit

Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.gov.uk/forced-marriage
Phone
020 7008 0151
Details

Government unit offering advice and assistance on forced marriage in the UK or overseas. (The details shown here were taken from the organisation's website).

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Hopscotch Asian Womens Centre

Address
50-52, Hampstead Road London NW1 2PY
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.hopscotchawc.org.uk
Phone
020 7388 8198; 020 7380 1019 (Homecare service).
Fax
020 7388 5457
Details

Services include: welfare rights advice, Mon-Wed 10.30am-3.30pm; housing advice (provided by Central London Law Centre), Fri 10.30am-1pm); immigration advice (provided by Central London Law Centre), alternate Fri 1.30pm-3.30pm; domestic violence drop-in, Thu 9.30am-12.30pm; Bangladeshi learning disability advocacy, Mon-Tue 9am-5pm, Wed 9am-12.30pm; contributory needs assessment, Tue-Wed 9am-5pm; parenting programme, Tue 10am-12pm; employment advice, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm on appointment basis. Homecare: approved by Camden Council for home care provision; contact Anwara Ahmed (anwara.ahmed@hopscotchawc.org.uk) or Parbin Ali (parbin.ali@hopscotchawc.org.uk).

Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
View location map for NW1 2PY
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ICAP

Address
96 Moray Road London N4 3LA
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.icap.org.uk
Phone
020 7272 7906
Fax
020 7272 6920
Details
National counselling service using qualified, accredited psychotherapists. Once weekly counselling and psychotherapy, also group support work.
Open
Mon-Thu 9am-8pm, Fri 9am-4pm.
Location
View location map for N4 3LA
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Iranian and Kurdish Women?s Rights Organisation

Address
IKWRO London EC2P 2FS
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
ikwro.org.uk/
Phone
020 7920 6460
Details

We aim to protect women and girls who are at risk of  ‘honour’ based violence, forced marriage, child marriage, female genital mutilation and domestic violence and to promote their rights.

We provide direct services for women and girls, including advocacy, training and counselling. 

We offer advice in Farsi, Dari, Kurdish, Arabic, Turkish, Pashto and English and run a free counselling service in Farsi, Kurdish, Arabic and English. 

(The details shown here were taken from the organisation's website.)

Location
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Jewish Womens Aid

Address
London N12 9ZE
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.jwa.org.uk/
Phone
0808 8010500 (Freephone Helpline), 020 8445 8060 (Office)
Fax
020 8445 0305
Details
Or Email: advice@jwa.org.uk. Support for Jewish women and their children affected by domestic violence. Emotional support and sign-posting to other sources of help, a freephone helpline, a kosher refuge, community outreach services, free professional counselling service and information on legal, housing, benefits and other areas.
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Kiran Project

Address
Leytonstone, London E11 1AA
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 8558 1986
Fax
020 8532 8260
Details

Provides safe temporary accommodation for Asian women and their children who are fleeing domestic violence/abuse. Also deal with women from similar cultural backgrounds, (Moroccan, Iranian, Turkish). Operates outreach service (Waltham Forest) which offers advice and information, and children's services. Advice surgeries for those in Waltham Forest and neighbouring boroughs.

Open
Mon-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm.
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Latin American Womens Aid Refuge and Advice Centre

Address
The Print House 18 Ashwin Street London E8 3DL
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.lawadv.org.uk/
Phone
020 7275 0321 (Advice centre), 07958 536242 (Refuge referrals)
Fax
0560 116 9892
Details

Provide temporary accommodation, practical supportive advice, and information to Latin American women and children fleeing situations of domestic violence.

Open
Advice sessions by appointment only Mon-Fri 9.30am-1pm, 2pm-5.30pm.
Location
View location map for E8 3DL
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Latin American Womens Rights Service

Address
Tindlemanor 52-54, Featherstone Street London EC1Y 8RT
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.lawrs.org.uk
Phone
020 7336 0888
Fax
020 7336 0555
Details
Free advice and information for Latin American women on welfare rights, housing, money, debt and domestic violence. Counselling service by qualified therapists. Psychological support for Latin American children. Volunteering project to introduce women to working in the UK. Business start-up workshops. ESOL classes. Does not deal with immigration issues.
Open
Mon-Fri 10am-1pm, 2pm-5pm (by appointment).
Location
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Mens Advice Line

Website
www.mensadviceline.org.uk
Phone
0808 801 0327 (Mon-Fri, 10am-1pm, 2pm-5pm)
Details

A Home Office funded helpline for men experiencing domestic violence and for frontline workers helping male clients who are victims of domestic violence (either in heterosexual or same sex relationships). (The details shown here were taken from the organisation's website).

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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Mens Centre

Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.themenscentre.co.uk
Phone
020 7267 8713
Fax
020 7485 7957
Details
Counselling for men who abuse people they love, usually women, although the Centre is also experienced in work with gay men. Counselling for people experiencing sexual or gender difficulties. The charges for treatment are means tested. Some treatment programmes available to residents in certain areas of Camden, phone for details. Treatment is free to Camden residents who meet the residency criteria. Group counselling is free of charge to Camden residents.
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Minster Centre

Address
20 Lonsdale Road London NW6 6RD
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.minstercentre.org.uk
Phone
020 7644 6240 (Reception)
Fax
020 7644 6241
Details
Referral service for members of the public seeking psychotherapy and counselling, including low cost services. Mapesbury Clinic provides multicultural counselling for people in exile. The Families Without Fear project (no crisis service; phone for an appointment) provides therapeutic and educational services for people affected by domestic violence. Professional training for psychotherapists and counsellors, qualifications to Diploma and Masters.
Open
Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm.
Location
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Refuge

Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.refuge.org.uk
Phone
0808 200 0247 (24 hours)
Details

National charity which provides safe, emergency accommodation through a growing network of refuges throughout the country and runs the Freephone 24-Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline in partnership with Women’s Aid. Also offers services for children, individual and group counselling for abused women and community based outreach services. (The details shown here were taken from the organisation's website).

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Respect Phoneline

Website
www.respect.uk.net
Phone
0808 802 4040 (helpline for perpetrators of violence), 0808 801 0327 (helpline for victims of violence)
Details

An information and advice line for domestic violence perpetrators looking for help to stop their violence and abuse; also for their (ex) partners, friends and families and for frontline workers. Website lists local perpetrator programmes and support services. (The details shown here were taken from the organisation's website).

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Respond

Address
3rd Floor 24-32 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.respond.org.uk
Phone
020 7874 5481
Details

Respond offers therapy and support for young people with learning disabilities who have experienced trauma. They provide case management and individual, group, long and short term psychotherapy at our clinic in Euston. They also provide support in schools and clinics throughout London. They also offer counselling for parents of children with learning difficulties and training to parents, carers, volunteers, school staff and various professionals.

Open
Office hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
View location map for NW1 2HD
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Safe Choices, Leaving Care and Leaving Custody

Address
London N1 3XP
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.niaendingviolence.org.uk/
Phone
020 7683 1270 ext 380
Details

Works with young women, who may be gang affected, involved in the criminal justice system or who have experienced sexual violence and sexual exploitation. We provide: 1:1 interventions with young women, support, advocacy and mentoring, group work with young women and training for professionals. Run by Nia in partnership with The Children's Society.

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Safehome Project (Camden Council)

Phone
020 7974 5366
Fax
020 7974 5368
Details

Supports victims of domestic violence and hate crime to stay in their homes and feel safe by paying for improved security features such as strong door and window locks, reinforced glass panels and door viewers.

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Shelter Free Housing Advice Helpline

Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.shelter.org.uk
Phone
0808 800 4444
Details
The email address is not suitable for advice enquiries - please ring the helpline. For anyone facing a housing emergency, including people who are homeless, tenants suffering harassment or eviction, or people fleeing from domestic violence. The advisors can give immediate, practical advice, inform people on their rights and suggest specialist or local support services to help people in the longer term.
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Tavistock Clinic Therapeutic Work with Families Post Domestic Violence

Address
Tavistock Centre 120 Belsize Lane London NW3 5BA
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.tavistockandportman.nhs.uk/
Phone
020 8938 2298, 020 8938 2305
Fax
020 7431 9021
Details
Work with families where there has been domestic violence, and there is concern about the effect on the children.
Location
View location map for NW3 5BA
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Temporary Accommodation Group (Camden Council)

Address
London Borough of Camden 6th Floor, 5 Pancras Square c/o Town Hall, Judd Street London WC1H 9JE
Phone
020 7974 5801 (Housing enquiries)
Details

Council staff providing and managing temporary housing for homeless people that have been referred by the Assessment Team. Safe secure accommodation and support in the form of referrals to relevant services including benefit claiming, health care and training options.

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Tender

Address
Hampstead Town Hall 213 Haverstock Hill London NW3 4QP
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.tender.org.uk
Phone
020 7431 7227
Details
Work in secondary schools, youth centres and refuges, and with London borough councils, young people and university students across the country to raise awareness about domestic violence.
Location
View location map for NW3 4QP
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Victim Support in Camden

Address
Octavia House 50 Banner Street London EC1Y 8ST
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.victimsupport.org.uk/
Phone
020 7336 1766 (admin); 0845 30 30 900 (out of hours Supportline)
Fax
020 7253 8943
Details

Free and confidential help, advice and support to individuals and families in Camden who have been the victims of crime, including racial harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, street crime, bullying, youth crime and homophobic/transphobic crime. Has specialist advisers to deal with different issues. Runs the Witness Service at Highbury Magistrates Court together with Islington Victim Support.

Location
View location map for EC1Y 8ST
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WaveLength

Website
www.wavelength.org.uk/
Phone
0800 018 2137 (Freephone); 01708 621 101 (office)
Details

National charity providing radio/television sets to isolated and lonely people living in poverty. Many are over 75, and many are coming out of difficult situations like homelessness or domestic violence. (The details shown here were taken from the organisation's website).

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West Hampstead Womens Centre

Address
The Old Library 26-30, Cotleigh Road London NW6 2NP
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.whwc.org.uk
Phone
020 7328 7389
Fax
020 7624 8952
Details
Centre that provides information, advice and support for women in all communities living in Camden. The daily drop-in crisis intervention service provides immediate support to women with problems concerning domestic violence, advice on healthy living, claiming benefits, reducing debt, fuel poverty, homelessness and housing issues. Also provide culturally specific Somali, Irish and Asian women?s groups. Weekly services include pilates, aromatherapy massage, nurse, sewing and crafts classes, educational gardening sessions, ESOL classes. The centre holds a monthly women's cancer support group and runs a volunteer development programme. The Centre provides support for women in a caring and supportive environment.
Open
Mon?Fri 9.30am?5pm. Rooms for hire until 11pm.
Location
View location map for NW6 2NP
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Witness Service Highbury Corner Magistrates Court

Address
Highbury Corner Magistrates Court 51 Holloway Road London N7 8JA
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.victimsupport.org.uk/
Phone
020 7506 3207
Fax
020 7506 3126
Details
Provide emotional and practical support to prosecution and defence witnesses and to their friends and families accompanying them to Court. Trained volunteers are available to guide witnesses through Court proceedings, either before the trial or on the day. Service is free, independent and confidential.
Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat for pre-trial visits by appointment.
Location
View location map for N7 8JA
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Women and Girls Network

Address
London W14 0FE
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.wgn.org.uk
Phone
020 7610 4678 (Office), 020 7610 4345 (Helpline)
Fax
020 7602 8610
Details
Offers telephone information and support, individual and group counselling and complementary therapies to women and girls who have experienced any form of violence, whether physical, emotional or sexual.
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Womens Aid

Website
www.womensaid.org.uk
Phone
0808 200 0247 (National Domestic Violence 24 hour Helpline); 0117 944 4411 (office).
Fax
0117 924 1703
Details
National charity supporting women and children experiencing domestic violence. Website includes list of local domestic violence services. Based in Bristol and London.
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Information taken from Cindex local information database
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