Refuge is a national charity which supports women and children affected by domestic violence and abuse through a range of services, including refuges, community outreach, culturally specific services and independent advocacy.
Refuge provides emergency accommodation through a national network of refuges and runs the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline in partnership with Womenâ??????s Aid. Refuge also offers community-based outreach services, support for children, culturally specific services and a team of independent domestic violence advocates (IDVAs), which supports women at the highest risk of serious injury or homicide. Refuge also runs media and advertising campaigns to raise public awareness of the issue and campaigns for better provision for women and children experiencing domestic violence.
Details about accessing their services can be found through their helpline or website.