Violence Against Women and Girls and Domestic Abuse

Local and National Services for Violence Against Women and Girls

Local and National Services for Violence Against Women and Girls




This includes rape and sexual assault

Hounslow Domestic & Sexual Violence Outreach Service

Sexual Violence Prevention Worker

or call mobile 07855 271 716

Available - Monday to Friday: 9am-5pm

Women and Girls Network

  • Women and Girls Network’s Sexual Violence Helpline offers free and confidential emotional support for anyone in London who self identifies as a woman (aged 14+) and has been affected by any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives.
  • The Helpline number is 0808 801 0770 and is open Monday to Friday 10am-12.30pm and 2pm-4pm. The Helpline also provides out of hours support on Wednesday evenings during 6pm-9pm
  • Survivors can access the Helpline as a one off or on an ongoing basis. When survivors call, we will believe them, never judge them, treat them with respect, honour their wishes and never tell them what to do.
  • The Helpline also provides support to friends and family of survivors, as well as professionals, to help them understand how best to support survivors of sexual violence.

The Havens

The Havens is a specialist centres in London for people who have been raped or sexually assaulted. Urgent advice/appointments (24/7) – 020 3299 6900.

London Survivor’s Gateway

The London Survivors Gateway website offers support to victims and survivors of rape and sexual abuse to access specialist services in London. Freephone – 0808 801 0860.

Monday 9am-5pm, Tuesday 9am-7pm, Wednesday 9.30am-3.30pm, Thursday 9am-7pm, Frida 9am-3pm.

Galop: Specialist LGBTQI+

The Galop: specialist LGBTQI+ website offers support and advice to people who have experienced biphobia, homophobia, transphobia, sexual violence.  They also support lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer people who have had problems with the police or have questions about the criminal justice system – 020 7704 2040.

Revenge Porn Helpline

UK helpline supporting adults who are victims of image based abuse and who have had their intimate images and videos shared without their consent, or when someone is threatening to do this – 0345 600 0459 (10am-4pm, Monday to Friday).

Visit the Revenge Porn Helpline website for more info.


National Stalking Helpline/Suzy Lamplugh Trust

Offers information and guidance to anybody in the UK who is currently or has previously been affected by harassment or stalking through a freephone number and email facility – 0808 802 0300 (9.30am-4pm  weekdays except for Wednesdays when it is open 1pm-4pm . The Helpline is not open on bank holidays).

Visit the National Stalking Helpline/Suzy Lamplugh Trust website.


MODERN SLAVERY (Sexual exploitation/Forced Prostitution)


Modern Slavery Advocate/Hounslow Adult Social Care

Hounslow Modern Slavery Advocate: contact Adult Social Care 0208 583 3100 or

For more information and advice, see our pages on Modern Slavery Advocate in Hounslow.


Modern Slavery Helpline (Unseen UK)

Help, information and advice on all types of modern slavery, including sexual exploitation and forced prostitution. Call 0800 0121 700 (24/7) or complete an online form on

Visit the Modern Slavery Helpline (Unseen UK) website.


SFIDA is a community organisation working with women, young people, and families in West London.

SFIDA run a range of advice and support services for community members. We can provide help in the following areas:

  • college and job applications
  • citizenship
  • access to healthcare and counselling
  • welfare and access to housing
  • language support
  • advocacy around domestic abuse and modern day slavery and trafficking

For more information you can access the SFIDA website.


Call: 07307 191 354



Forward UK

Visit the Specialist Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) website for specialist support service.

Contact 0208 960 4000 ext, 1 or 07834 168 141 (Monday to Friday 9.30am-5.30pm).


Southall Black Sisters

Provides free, confidential information advice and support to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic women experiencing domestic abuse and other forms of Violence Against Women and Girls. They can be contacted between Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm via phone on 020 8571 9595 email them at or through their online contact form.


Asian Women’s Resource Centre

Harmful Practice Helpline: Freephone 0808 169 4455

Specialist helpline for women experiencing harmful practices and domestic abuse

Advocacy and support service for professionals

Lines open from 10am until 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Asian Women's Resource Centre

Forced Marriage Unit

Government help and support line: 020 7008 0151, From overseas: +44 (0)20 7008 0151 (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm), Out of hours: 020 7008 1500 (ask for the Global Response Centre) or email -

Visit the .Gov website on Stop forced marriages.


Rights of Women

Visit the Rights of Women website on legal information sheets on a range of issues, including Forced Marriage and the law. Support for victims of ‘honour’-based violence and forced marriage – 0800 5999 247 (Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm).


Karma Nirvana

Visit Karma Nirvana website for support for victims of ‘honour’-based violence and forced marriage – 0800 5999 247 (Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm).


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