Refuge

 

Herts Sunflower: Hertfordshire Domestic Abuse Helpline

08088 088088

Free to call domestic abuse helplines, offering referrals, advice and information for victims and those worried they may be abusive themselves.

Offering:

Point of contact for victims of or those aware of domestic abuse.

Links to constabulary.
 

Cost: free to call.

Eligibility Criteria: everyone.


Offering:

Housing, Employment, Education, Health and Legal advice, advocacy services and counselling for South Asian women in the UK.

Cost: unknown

Eligibility Criteria: women of South Asian origin.

The Sharan Project

Crown House,
27 Old Gloucester St,
London
WC1N 3AX

A U.K. based charity providing support and advice to vulnerable women, particularly of South Asian origin, who have been or are at risk of being disowned due to abuse or persecution.

0844 5043231


Offering:

Face to face advocacy service for victims and survivors of honour-based abuse and forced marriage.

Assistance accessing relevant services/organisations using a multi-agency approach with both voluntary and statutory organisations.

Someone who can speak to professionals on the victim/survivor’s behalf when they feel they cannot themselves.

Cost: not specified.

Eligibility Criteria: victims and survivors of forced marriage and honour-based abuse.

Referral Process: contact must be made by professional organisation although the helpline is available for individuals.

The Sharan Project

0800 5999247

A national charity supporting victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage.  Culture, Religion and Tradition are not an excuse; forced marriage is illegal in the UK.