Help for Women


I’m not in danger but need help and advice


If you’re a woman experiencing domestic abuse in Nottingham/shire

The best this you can do is call the local 24-hour domestic abuse helpline on 0808 800 0340 run by Juno Women’s Aid 
Calling a Helpline might feel like a big step, but domestic abuse is often complex and difficult to navigate safely without expert advice. By calling a helpline and discussing your situation and experience anonymously, you’ll be given guidance and advice to best support you and help keep you safe. 


  • For all women and young people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire 
  • Available any time 
  • Free from landlines and most mobiles 

Services Available: 

  • Talk confidentially about your situation 
  • Talk about any form of domestic abuse: emotional, psychological, physical, sexual or financial
  • Find out what your options are and get practical support 
  • You can get help with planning to leave or finding emergency accommodation 


  • Instant language interpretation available 
  • If you’re hearing impaired dial 18002 + helpline number for textphone, or 18001 + helpline number for a telephone call


COVID-19 Update 

  • The local 24/7 domestic abuse helpline is running as usual and taking referrals.  
  • More information about staying safe during COVID-19 can be found here 


If you’re a woman experiencing domestic abuse outside of Nottingham/shire

You can contact the freephone, 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline run by Refuge on 0808 2000 247

Online Support 

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Women’s Aid Live Chat: You can live chat with Women’s Aid Monday to Friday 10:00am – 6:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 10:00am – 6:00pm
Wait times may vary. 


Looking for LGBT+ Services

All the services listed on this site are LGBT+ inclusive

Equation Domestic Abuse Nottingham

0808 800 0340

Call the local 24-hour domestic abuse helpline run by Juno Women’s Aid

0207 008 0151

Call the Forced Marriage Unit if you’re worried about forced marriage

0808 802 4040

If you're hurting your partner or being abusive, call the national Respect helpline

Is it Abuse?


Learn more about Domestic Abuse

Warning Signs


Learn to recognise the signs of domestic abuse.

I was too confused and embarrassed to tell my friends and family. Talking it through with someone was such a relief. 

Female Survivor

Just talking to someone about what I was going through helped me understand what support I needed. 

Male Survivor

With all the advice and support I’ve received I am starting to rebuild my life again.

Female Survivor

I was so worried about my friend. On the helpline they talked through with me how I could support her. 

Concerned Friend


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