Support for men experiencing domestic abuse

Published: 03 June 2020

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Support for men experiencing domestic abuse

Get help if you do not feel safe

In response to the lockdown measures due to Covid-19 health emergency, Respect Men’s Advice Line has increased its capacity to support for men experiencing domestic abuse.

If you are experiencing domestic abuse you might find that the relaxation of lockdown gives you the opportunity to seek help. Or, maybe you know that someone who is being abused?

If you are experiencing domestic abuse or if you feel that your relationship does not feel safe give them a call on 0808 801 0327, email or use the webchat via their website.

Please share with men you know who are in relationships that might not be safe.

  • Weekdays 9am–8pm by phone and email
  • Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 10-11am and 3-4pm by webchat
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10am-12pm and 4-6pm by email

If you are a male survivor of sexual assault, please call the National Male Survivor Helpline on 0808 800 5005.

Worried about your behaviour?

If you are worried that your behaviour around the people that you love, call the Respect Phoneline 0808 802 4040 or visit the Respect website.

Get help in Bedfordshire

If you feel fearful of your partner, you might be experiencing domestic abuse. There is help available, Bedfordshire services can be found on the Get Help section of the Bedfordshire Domestic Abuse Partnership website.

Alternatively follow the Bedfordshire Domestic Abuse Partnership on Facebook and Twitter.

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