You can also chat with us through our website: lawadv.org.uk. You will find chat and whatsapp buttons (whatsapp only from mobile phones) and we speak Spanish, Portuguese and English.
All these services are open from 9am to 5:30pm , Monday to Friday.
If its only safe during the night, you can leave an offline message on our online chat, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also call the following organisations:
The National Domestic Violence Helpline freephone on 0808 2000 247, this line is 24/7 and they have translators in different languages.
If you find yourself facing immediate danger, call 999. If you cant speak, respond by coughing or tapping the handset. If prompted, dial 55 to be put through to the police.
Apps and Online chats:
The Hollie Guard app is a free app featuring several silent safeguarding options, including alerting designated contacts of you are in danger with a shake or a tap of your smart phone. This app also features a ‘man down’ feature, that will alert contacts of potential danger if deceleration, non-movement or impact is detected.
Chayn (https://chayn.co/) provides online help and resources in a number of languages about identifying manipulative situations and how friends can support those being abused.