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Everyone has the right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect.

Abuse and neglect can occur anywhere: in your own home or a public place, while you're in hospital or attending a day centre, or in a college or care home.

You may be living alone or with others. The person causing the harm may be a stranger but, more often than not, you'll know and feel safe with them. They're usually in a position of trust and power, such as a health or care professional, relative or neighbour.

Helpful Links and Advice


Safeline have already helped over 25,000 people in their journey through sexual abuse and rape. We are here now to help you.


Telephone: Male Helpline 0808 800 5005
Young People’s Helpline 0808 800 5007

Unfortunately, due to the high number of calls we now receive to our General Helpline we are no longer able to provide helpline support to new female callers. Specialist support for female survivors of sexual abuse and rape is available from here.

Woman's Trust

Woman’s Trust is a charity that provides free counselling and therapy for female survivors of domestic violence, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, and other forms of domestic abuse.


Telephone: 0207 034 0303

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