Recognising what is happening to you, or has happened in the past, is the first step in escaping the pain and misery of domestic and sexual abuse.
Talk to Someone
Talk to a friend or relative or contact Women’s Aid. There are many Women’s Aid groups in Ireland and the UK; Belfast and Lisburn Women’s Aid is one of them. We provide confidential support and information. You can talk to someone at our Support and Resource Centre, in your own home, or in a safe place in your community.
Our workers will help you look at your options for safety, accommodation, support through the legal system, and contact other organisations that can provide relevant support for your particular situation.
We can be contacted in a number of ways;
- Phone 028 9066 6049
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Via our live Web Chat service (available weekdays from 9am to 5pm, and until 8pm every Thursday) You will find the icon on the lower, right-hand corner of your screen.
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The 24 Hour Domestic & Sexual Abuse Helpline provides a confidential telephone, email, web chat and text service. It is open to anyone affected by domestic abuse regardless of gender, sexuality, disability, age or ethnicity.
The Helpline takes calls from those directly affected by domestic abuse and also friends and families seeking to support those experiencing domestic abuse. They also receive calls from voluntary and statutory agencies and provide an information service to help them meet the needs of those experiencing domestic abuse.