Domestic Abuse: Get help during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak
Find out how to get help if you or someone you know is a victim of domestic abuse.
Berkshire Womens's Aid (BWA)
BWA works throughout Bracknell, Reading and Wokingham, and we are affiliated to the Women’s Aid Federation of England (WAFE).
BWA provides advice, support and refuge services to victims of domestic abuse and provides information and education on the subject to make the case for effective action against domestic violence, intimidation and psychological abuse and for policies that support victims of abuse.
Helpline: 0118 950 4003
Men's Advice Line
Men’s Advice Line: confidential helpline for men experiencing domestic violence from a partner or ex-partner (or from other family members).
Telephone: 0808 801 0327
Trust House Reading
The centre in Reading offers a safe place for those affected by rape and sexual abuse.
Helpline: 0118 958 4033
National Centre for Domestic Violence
The National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV) provides a free, fast emergency injunction service to survivors of domestic violence regardless of their financial circumstances, race, gender or sexual orientation.
Telephone: 0800 970 2070
The Dash Charity (formerly Berkshire East & South Bucks Women’s Aid). We’re here for one reason, to help individuals and families affected by domestic abuse with confidential advice and support.
Telephone: 01753 549865
Alana House West Berkshire
The Alana House West Berkshire satellite service is supported by the centre in Reading and works in partnership with organisations and agencies locally to provide women only targeted support for vulnerable women with complex needs in the West Berkshire area.
Telephone: 0118 921 7640
West Berkshire Local Safeguarding Children Board
The purpose of the West Berkshire Local Safeguarding Children Board (WB LSCB) is to ensure that everyone is working together towards the safety and wellbeing of children and young people.
Are you worried about a child?
Telephone: 01635 503090
Karma Nirvana - Honour Based Abuse
Karma Nirvana is an award-winning British Human Rights Charity supporting victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage. Honour crimes are not determined by age, faith, gender or sexuality, we support and work with all victims.
Telephone: 0800 5999 247
If you are in immediate danger call 999.
Oxfordshire / West Berkshire Helpline: 0800 731 0055
Freephone 24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247
Police (non emergency): 101
Victim Support: 0808 168 9111
Kiran Asian women’s aid: 0208 558 1986
Men’s advice line: 0808 801 0327
LGBT helpline: 0300 999 5428
Elder abuse: 0808 808 8141
Childline: 0800 1111