Get Help

As a Partnership, we understand that men, women, transgender and LGBTQ+ individuals have different needs, and our response will be appropriate to your need. It is important to us that all survivors of domestic abuse are provided with appropriate and tailored support in order to rebuild their lives.

Please select from the links below for details of services that can help you.

If you are in immediate danger, please call 999.

Domestic Abuse: how to get help

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ACCM UK Logo - black and blue
ACCM (UK) Bedford

ACCM UK support victims of DV/sexual abuse and provide emotional support. ACCM (UK) works in …

Honour Based Abuse, Rape/Sexual Abuse, WomenBedfordshire and offering UK wide on Illegal harmful traditional practicesViewhonour-based-abuse rape-sexual-abuse women
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Advice Central

A centralised advice service for Central Bedfordshire covering topics such as: Education Benefits Money Housing …

Children / Young People, Men, Older People, WomenCentral BedfordshireViewchildren-young-people men older-people women
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Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse (AAFDA)

Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse (AAFDA) provides specialist and expert advocacy and specialist peer support …

Children / Young People, Men, WomenNationalViewchildren-young-people men women
Open door logo - blue and red
Bedford Open Door

Bedford Open Door is a charity providing FREE and confidential counselling to young people aged …

Children / Young PeopleBedford Borough & North Central BedfordshireViewchildren-young-people
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Bedford Women’s Centre

Charity that supports women in the community to improve the quality of their and their …

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Bedfordshire Victim Care Services

Bedfordshire Victim Care Services is an innovative approach to supporting those affected by crime in …

Men, Rape/Sexual Abuse, WomenBedfordshireViewmen rape-sexual-abuse women
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Bedfordshire Well Being Service

Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service aims to make a positive difference to people’s lives through talking therapies. We are here to help, …

Men, WomenBedfordshireViewmen women
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Carers Central

Carers Central is a hub providing information, advice, and support with the aim of improving …

Children / Young People, Men, Older People, WomenLutonViewchildren-young-people men older-people women
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Change Ur Life

Change Ur Life provides free, confidential, non-judgmental, and independent support to anyone who is living …

LGBT+, Men, WomenBedfordshire & LutonViewlgbt men women
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Child to Parent Abuse (CAPA) First Response CIC

CAPA offers support for families and professionals impacted by child/adolescent to parent abuse. They currently …

Children / Young People, Men, WomenNationalViewchildren-young-people men women
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Counselling Directory

The Counselling Directory is a national confidential service that encourages those in need to seek …

Men, WomenNational with Local CentresViewmen women
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DA Alliance – Legal Support for victims/survivors of domestic abuse

Morgan Wiseman Solicitors based in Luton works with other solicitors, across Herts, Cambs and Bedfordshire …

Men, WomenBedfordshire/ LutonViewmen women
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Direction for Bedfordshire

Direction for Bedfordshire is a dedicated, confidential service that gives you free advice, guidance and …

Men, WomenBedfordshire/ LutonViewmen women
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Dogs Trust Freedom Project

Operating across Bedfordshire, we know that owning a pet can often be a barrier to …

WomenAcross the UKViewwomen
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Domestic Abuse Resettlement Team (DART)

The Outreach Resettlement Project started in 2018, supporting women, men and families escaping domestic abuse …

Men, WomenBedford Borough, Central Bedfordshire & LutonViewmen women
Embrace Logo - Black and red
Embrace Child Victims of Crime

  Supporting children, young people and families who are victims of crime We’re solely focused …

Children / Young PeopleNationalViewchildren-young-people
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Embrace, Child Victims of Crime – KIDVA Support

KIDVA provides support to Children who have been witness to or assaulted, abused by a …

Children / Young PeopleNationalViewchildren-young-people
Everyman Project Logo - Grey and black
Everyman Project

The Everyman Project is a charitable organisation whose mission is to help prevent violence in …

Men, Perpetrators, WomenLondon and surrounding areasViewmen perpetrators women
Faces Logo - purple and green

Faces Bedford has a ‘range’ of innovative services designed in direct response to our service user ‘families’ emerging needs – to …

Children / Young People, WomenBedford BoroughViewchildren-young-people women Logo - black and white
Forced Marriage Protection Orders

            The Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) is a joint Foreign …

Children / Young People, WomenUK and overseasViewchildren-young-people women Logo - black and white
Forced Marriage Unit

Contact the Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) if you’re trying to stop a forced marriage or …

Men, WomenNationalViewmen women
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Freedom Programme Bedford

Bedford Women’s Centre deliver two weekly Freedom groups in a safe and confidential environment for …

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Freedom Programme Central Bedfordshire

The Freedom Programme is a 12 week rolling programme, which can be joined at any …

WomenCentral BedfordshireViewwomen
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Freedom Programmes Luton

Freedom Programmes Luton The Freedom Programme is for women. Freedom examines the roles played by …

GamCare Logo - Blue and white

GamCare is the leading national provider of free information, advice and support for anyone affected …

Men, Perpetrators, WomenNationwide - click on the website tab 'Get Support' to find local supportViewmen perpetrators women
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Grand Union Housing Group

We’ve been in business for over 25 years and provide 12,000 homes for more than …

Men, Older People, WomenBedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire and HertfordshireViewmen older-people women
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HALO Project

The HALO Project Charity is a national project that supports victims of honour based abuse …

Home Start Central Bedfordshire Logo - Orange and purple
Home-Start Central Bedfordshire

Home-Start Central Bedfordshire helps young children and their families who are struggling with physical and …

WomenCentral BedfordshireViewwomen
Hourglass logo - purple and orange

Hourglass is the only charity dedicated to calling time on the harm, abuse and exploitation …

Older PeopleThe service covers the entire UK with different web entries depending on where you are within the UK e.g. England, Wales, Scotland or Northern IrelandViewolder-people
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IKWRO (Iranian And Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation)

IKWRO helps Middle Eastern and Afghan women and girls who are living in the UK.  …

Impakt Housing and Support Logo - black, blue, green and yellow
IMPAKT Housing & Support

We began delivering the women’s refuge services in 2016, housing women escaping abuse, with or …

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Karma Nirvana

Karma Nirvana supports victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage. – Are you being pressured …

Men, WomenNationwideViewmen women
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Liberty Programme

The Liberty Programme is a home grown intervention that Families First Bedfordshire developed, evolved and …

WomenBedford BoroughViewwomen
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Living Your Life

Living Your Life provides a unique service in Bedfordshire for people who have been affected …

Men, Rape/Sexual Abuse, WomenBedfordshireViewmen rape-sexual-abuse women
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London Friend

Everyone needs help and support at some point in their lives: whether it’s for mental …

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Luton All Women’s Centre – Our Lives

Similar to the Own My Life programme, this 6-week course aims to educate and encourage …

UncategorisedLuton & BedfordshireView
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Luton All Women’s Centre – Own My Life

Luton All Women’s Centre offers two specialist domestic abuse groups for women: Own My Life …

UncategorisedLuton & BedfordshireView
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Luton’s All Women’s Centre

Charity for women run by women based in Luton.  Offering one to one support for …

WomenLuton and BedfordshireViewwomen
Mankind Initiative Logo - Black and blue
Mankind Initiative

    The Mankind Initiative is a helpline that is available for all men across …

Families First Bedfordshire Logo - orange and blue
Men As Victims

    Men as Victims is run by Families First Bedfordshire; it is a Pan …

Purple logo for Respect Men's Advice Line
Men’s Advice Line

Men’s Advice Line: confidential helpline for men experiencing domestic violence from a partner or ex-partner …

Mindfulness Support Services Logo - orange and red
Mindfulness Support Service

For Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire residents free 8-week block courses on Mindfulness Meditation Reflection To improve …

Children / Young People, Men, WomenBedfordshire & HertfordshireViewchildren-young-people men women
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Muslim Women’s Network

The Muslim Women’s Network UK (MWNUK) operates the MWN Helpline. The national helpline provides support …

National Centre for Domestic Violence Logo - Yellow and black
National Centre for Domestic Violence

The National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV) provides a free, fast emergency injunction service to survivors of domestic …

Men, WomenNationalViewmen women
National Domestic Abuse Helpline Logo - Pink and black
National Domestic Abuse Helpline

The freephone, 24 Hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline, run in partnership between Women’s Aid and …

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National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline- GALOP

Emotional and practical support for LGBT people experiencing domestic abuse. Abuse isn’t always physical- it …

National Stalking Helpline Logo - White and blue
National Stalking Helpline

The National Stalking Helpline is run by the Suzy Lamplugh Trust. The National Stalking Helpline …

Men, WomenNationalViewmen women
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One Voice 4 Travellers

One Voice 4 Travellers Key Values at One Voice 4 Travellers Limited Working with and …

Men, WomenNationalViewmen women
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Own My Life

Own My Life is a 10 week course that supports women in regaining ownership of …

WomenCentral Bedfordshire & LutonViewwomen
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Paladin – National Stalking Advocacy Service

Paladin is a trauma-informed service established to assist high risk victims of stalking in England …

Men, WomenEngland & WalesViewmen women
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Parental Education Growth Support (PEGS)

PEGS supports parents & professionals with child to parents abuse. Support for Parents & Guardians …

Children / Young People, Men, WomenNationalViewchildren-young-people men women
Path 2 Recovery Logo - Green and white
Path 2 Recovery – Bedford Hub

Path 2 Recovery (P2R) Bedfordshire Adult Drug and Alcohol Service   Following public health advice …

Men, Perpetrators, WomenBedfordshireViewmen perpetrators women
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Path 2 Recovery – Dunstable Hub

Path 2 Recovery (P2R) Bedfordshire Adult Drug and Alcohol Service   Following public health advice …

Men, Perpetrators, WomenBedfordshireViewmen perpetrators women
Cat Protection Logo - orange and purple
Paws Protect

Paws Protect is a service, operating in Bedfordshire, for people who are fleeing domestic abuse …

Older People, WomenLondon & the Home Counties including BedfordshireViewolder-people women
Rape Crisis Logo - Purple, green and grey
Rape Crisis UK

Rape Crisis is a national charity which promotes the needs and rights of women and …

Rape/Sexual Abuse, WomenNational with Local CentresViewrape-sexual-abuse women
Blue and yellow logo for Rehab 4 Addiction

Rehab 4 Addiction was founded to assist those affected by substance misuse and their loved …

Men, Older People, Perpetrators, WomenNationalViewmen older-people perpetrators women
Orange and green logo for Resolutions
ResoLUTiONS Alcohol and Drug Recovery Service

Who does the service support? From the 1st April 2017 change, grow, live (CGL) will …

Children / Young People, Men, Perpetrators, WomenLutonViewchildren-young-people men perpetrators women
Respect Phoneline Logo - Orange and white
Respect Phoneline

A confidential and anonymous national helpline for anyone concerned about their violence and/or abuse towards …

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Revenge Porn Helpline

If you have had your intimate images shared online without your consent there is help …

Men, WomenNationalViewmen women
Signheath Logo - Purple and pink
SignHealth – Supporting Young People

SignHealth is a national service  – Supporting Young People is a unique project working with …

Children / Young PeopleNationwideViewchildren-young-people
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SignHealth – The Deaf Health Charity

SignHealth is the UK’s only national sign-language based service to help deaf women and children …

Men, WomenNationalViewmen women
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Sorted Counselling Service

Sorted offers a free and confidential counselling service for young people aged between 10 and …

Children / Young PeopleCentral BedfordshireViewchildren-young-people
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Sorted Counselling Service – FORTIS project for children and young people affected by Domestic Abuse

  FORTIS Project This Central Bedfordshire project is for children and young people affected by …

Children / Young PeopleCentral BedfordshireViewchildren-young-people
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Southall Black Sisters

Southall Black Sisters, a not-for-profit, secular and inclusive organisation, was established in 1979 to meet …

Space logo - neon colours

This project is for young people in Bedford Borough only.   SPACE is designed specifically …

Children / Young PeopleBedford BoroughViewchildren-young-people
Stepping stones logo - blue and purple
Stepping Stones

  Stepping Stones is a Luton based charity dedicated to supporting women to transform the …

WomenLuton & Central BedfordshireViewwomen
Support Line Logo - Purple

Supportline is a national service that offers confidential emotional support to children, young adults and …

Men, WomenNationalViewmen women
Survivors UK Logo - Green and grey
Survivors UK

Survivors UK provides a national helpline and both individual counselling and group work from our base …

Rape/Sexual AbuseNationalViewrape-sexual-abuse
Early Childhood Partnership Logo - orange, green, yellow, red, blue and purple
The BRIDGE Project

The Bridge Project offers work with perpetrators of domestic abuse, who demonstate a willingness to …

PerpetratorsBedford Borough & Central BedfordshireViewperpetrators
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The Counselling Federation

Free confidential short-term counselling for victims, and families of victims of historical or recent domestic …

Men, WomenBedfordshireViewmen women
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The Disability Resource Centre

The Disability Resource Centre is here so that disabled people and their families have somewhere …

Children / Young People, Men, WomenBedfordshire, Luton, and Surrounding areasViewchildren-young-people men women
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The Ebonista Project

The Ebonista Project is based in Luton and offers emotional and practical support to women …

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The Emerald Centre

The Emerald Centre is a Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) which covers the whole of …

Children / Young People, Rape/Sexual AbuseBedfordshire & LutonViewchildren-young-people rape-sexual-abuse
The Hope Programme Logo - Green and black
The Hope Programme

The Hope Programme is a Bedfordshire based independent registered charity, with a telephone helpline and …

Children / Young People, Rape/Sexual AbuseBedfordshireViewchildren-young-people rape-sexual-abuse
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The No Recourse to Public Funds Network

The No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) Network is a national network safeguarding the welfare …

Men, WomenNationalViewmen women
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The Silver Line Helpline

The Silver Line helpline is a free, national, confidential phone line dedicated to older people …

Older PeopleNationalViewolder-people
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The Traveller Movement

The Traveller Movement (TMM) Promoting the inclusion of Gypsies, Roma, and Travellers through community engagement, …

Gypsy, Roma and Travellers, WomenNationalViewgypsy-roma-and-travellers women
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The Unity Project

The Unity Project supports migrants who have No Recourse to Public Funds We exist to …

Men, WomenNationalViewmen women
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Vesta Specialist Family Support CIC offers support for Polish families

Empowering Polish families in England and Wales Formerly the Polish Domestic Violence Helpline; this organisation supports …

WomenEngland & WalesViewwomen
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Victim Support – Independent Domestic Violence Advisory Service Bedfordshire

How can the Bedfordshire IDVA Service help? Our Independent Domestic Violence Advisory (IDVA) Service is …

Men, WomenBedfordshire, including LutonViewmen women
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Victims Commissioner

Help for victims across England and Wales Guidance and advice for victims and witnesses of …

Men, WomenNationalViewmen women Logo - black and white
Victims’ Information Service

Launched in August 2015 as part of the Government’ commitment to victims of abuse this …

Men, WomenNationalViewmen women
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Women’s Aid In Luton

Women’s Aid in Luton exists until Women and Children are Safe Women’s Aid in Luton …

WomenBedfordshire & LutonViewwomen Logo - gold and grey is a completely free to use national service, and the UK’s most popular legal …

Men, WomenNational with Local CentresViewmen women
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Young Minds

Young Minds is an independent national charity that offers support to young people who are …

Children / Young PeopleNationalViewchildren-young-people