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What Support is Available?

As well as reporting domestic abuse to the police, there are other ways you can get help.

Click on the links below to find out information and contact details for these organisations:

Women’s Aid listens to and supports female victims of domestic abuse. 

You can contact Aylesbury Women’s Aid by: 

You can contact Wycombe Women’s Aid by: 

Women’s Aid Directory

Free, Confidential and Non-judgemental support for the Male Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Abuse

Telephone- 01296 392478/01908 201971

The Sexual Assault and Abuse Support Service Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes gives help to male and female victims of domestic abuse who are over 16. 

Contact the service by: 

We support all genders aged 16 years old plus in Wycombe, South Buckinghamshire and surrounding areas

Supporting survivors of rape, sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse.

What RSASS do?

  • Telephone helpline with a 24-hour answer machine 7days a week. Calls returned within 24 hours
  • Advocacy, Befriending & support to attend appointments (e.g. Health, Housing, Social Services)
  • Information about sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy testing and abortion
  • Support for non-abusing partners, friends or relatives of a woman who has been raped or abused
  • Emotional support via telephone or email and  face-to-face & telephone counselling

Phone 01494 462222  Mon-Fri 10:30am-3pm | Sat-Sun 11am -5pm


SASH is a partnership project between SAFE! and SAASS to deliver specialist support to children and young people and their families who have been affected by sexual harm or domestic abuse.

Referrals are made directly via our website by the young person, family member or professional.

Stalking is a crime. Our service is here to help you and make sure you do not have to cope with stalking alone. A stalker will use as many tools as possible both online and offline to carry out their behaviours. Aurora New Dawn is here to help you feel safe again.

If you are in Thames Valley you can contact us:

Or call us for advice and support on 02392479254

The 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline supports women and children affected by domestic abuse. You can: 

If you are under 18 and are suffering abuse at home, call Childline on 0800 11 11. 

Calls to Childline are free and it’s open 24 hours a day. 

Using the Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme (DVDS), also known as Clare’s Law, you can check if: 

  • your partner is a risk to you 
  • the partner of a close friend of family member is a risk to them 

You can apply to Thames Valley Police to find out more about DVDS.

Galop supports LGBT+ people who have experienced threats and violence, including domestic abuse. 

You can call Galop on 0800 999 5428. 

The LGBT Bucks website has advice for members of the LGBT+ community on what to do if you have suffered from domestic abuse. 

If you are a male victim of domestic abuse, the Mankind Initiative can listen, provide help and give you information on local support services. 

Contact the Mankind Initiative by telephoning 01823 334 244 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm). 

The Mix helps young people under the age of 25 who are affected by domestic abuse, mental health issues, drugs and many other issues. 

Call The Mix on 0808 808 4994. 

The Reducing the Risk website has advice and is a key training provider for the Bucks Domestic Abuse Board. See our domestic abuse prevention training catalogue to book on.

Men’s Advice Line is a helpline for male victims of domestic abuse. 

You can call Respect free on 0808 8010 327. 

Safe! supports children and families who have been affected by crime or domestic abuse. 

Call Safe! on 0800 133 7938. 

The Building Respectful Families Service provides support to families experiencing Child and Adolescent to Parent Violence and Abuse (CAPVA)

Victims First provides support to all victims of crime or abuse regardless of the crime, when it took place or whether or not they’ve chosen to report it to the police. 

You can telephone Victims First on 0300 1234 148 

To access live chat or complete an online referral form, visit the Victims First website. 

Browns provides a range of support and advice to socially excluded, disadvantaged adults and families. They provide up to 18 free counselling sessions to adults, a safe confidential space to explore experiences of abuse and any underlying issues. Counselling sessions are offered remotely via telephone or online using the Zoom platform.

Self-referrals and professional referrals are welcome

Flag DV helps people experiencing domestic abuse or violence from their partners, ex partners or family members to access specialist advice and support.

Flag DV offer free legal advice appointment (telephone or face to face) with a volunteer solicitor, legal executive or barrister who specialises in Family Law.

The clinic provides advice around:
•Divorce or separation.
•Child custody, residency and arrangements including contact with a child in care.
•Advice about the legal aid process and application.
•Advice regarding non-molestation orders, occupational orders, forced marriage protection orders. (Note this is advice only, we are unable to arrange these orders on your behalf).
•Financial matters such as maintenance, division of assets and general court proceedings understanding

Contact Flag DV on: 01635 015854 (Mon-Fri from 11am-1pm)

Hourglass is a specialist older persons’ Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) Service.

The service will initially provide six sessions to each client, usually delivered over the phone, more sessions can be delivered if required.

Who can it support?
•Individuals aged 60 or over.
•Individuals at risk of harm from a partner, ex-partner or family member, or individual is in recovery following harm perpetrated by one of the aforementioned.

How to make a referral/ further information
Referrals to Hourglass Community Response Service 24/7 helpline : 0808 808 8141

Providing support to survivors of sexual violence and abuse

Services offered:

Children’s Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (CHISVA) – supporting children and young people affected by rape, sexual abuse and child sexual exploitation. Includes supporting parents with the investigation and court, providing emotional and practical support through the civil court system (e.g. family court, care proceedings), liaison with other professionals.

Male Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) – providing advocacy support and help for individuals who are going through a criminal justice process, or who need help to report, following an experience of rape or sexual violence.

Outreach work in local communities raising awareness about the sexual abuse among men and boys.

Who can it support?
Adult Men who have experienced rape and sexual violence (MALE ISVA)
Children and young people aged 4 – 20 years old who have been affected by rape, sexual abuse or child sexual exploitation (CHISVA)

Make a referral at

Contact 0118 958 4033

SEA does not provide direct support or advice. However, if you are experiencing economic abuse within the context of domestic abuse or are supporting someone who is, immediate help is available.

If you would like to get in touch, please email

To contact the Financial Support line for advice and guidance call the freephone number 0808 1968845 (Monday-Friday, 9am–1pm and 2pm–5pm). Calls are free of charge. For callers whose first language is not English, an interpretation service is available on request.

The aim of the Financial Support Line is to empower people who have experienced or are experiencing abuse to regain control of their finances. Advisers on the Line will always take your safety and well-being into account when giving advice.

If you are looking for information on economic abuse, we have information for victim-survivors and the general public, as well as information for professionals working with victim-survivors of economic abuse.

This directory includes information about the support that some of the UK’s major banks and building societies can offer if you have experienced economic abuse.


If you’re a Natwest customer and have suffered Domestic Abuse or Financial Abuse you can contact the Bank by calling the Vulnerable Customer Line NatWest 0800 051 4176/RBS 0800 051 4177 between 8am-8pm, completing online referral form(click here), Social Media or visiting a Branch.

TSB can help if you’re experiencing Domestic or Financial Abuse:

  • They can help you open an account in your sole name only.

  • They can help you change your address so your correspondence goes somewhere safe.

  • They can discuss how to protect or review any joint accounts you might have with your abuser.

  • They can discuss the types of important documents you might need for opening new accounts or services, such as your passport or driving licence. This could help you open accounts in your sole name.

  • They can point you towards third party charities for guidance and support.

Click here for more information.


If you’re reading this, you’re probably worried about some of your behaviours and you want to take steps to change them.

We’re here to provide help for perpetrators, we can support you to become safe around your partner and children.

Call 0808 8024040


The service provides support for survivors (men & women aged 16+) that have been affected by domestic abuse, sexual violence, child sexual abuse, FGM, stalking, harassment and revenge porn

The service provides the following services & programmes:

1:1 Counselling (24 weeks)

Group Counselling (12 weeks)

Coaching & mentoring (8 weeks) (post counselling) setting meaningful goals for the future

Mindfulness, meditation and yoga (6 weeks) support to manage triggers, flashbacks & panic attacks

Freedom Programme (12 weeks) for those affected by domestic abuse

ROSE programme (10 weeks) for those affected by sexual abuse


No Excuse for Abuse deliver perpetrator programmes which hold them accountable for their behaviours and aims to end the cycle of abuse:

1:1 Freedom for Perpetrators programme (12 weeks)

1:1 Respect programme (24 weeks)

1:1 Counselling (post completion of one of our programmes)


The service educate students from Year 10 upwards in schools, colleges and universities about the following topics:

Consent, drinking responsibly, actions to take if your/your friend’s drink has been spiked, healthy relationships vs toxic relationships, safety whilst out and at pubs or clubs, etc

The service also raise awareness about issues such as domestic abuse by talking to local businesses.

Call the helpline: 07883304090

Online Community and Self referral form