Non emergency number for police: 101

Other useful numbers

Freephone 24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247

The helpline is run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for women experiencing domestic violence. 

North Devon Against Domestic Abuse (NDADA)

Refuge Tel: 01271 321946


NDADA is a registered charity providing temporary refuge to women and children who have suffered domestic abuse, and aftercare for women who leave the Refuge. The Refuge is staffed during office hours 9am-5pm Mon-Thurs and 9am-4.30pm on Fridays.  Outside of these hours it is covered by an on-call service for crisis or emergency support. They offer the services of an Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) to support you through the criminal justice system and IDVAs (Independent Domestic Violence Advisors) who work within the Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC).

National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV) 

Phone:   0207 186 8270 or 0800 970 2070

NCDV provides a free, fast emergency injunction service, working in close partnership with the police, local firms of solicitors and other support agencies (Refuge, Women’s Aid etc) to help survivors obtain speedy protection.


Tender Healthy Relationships

Tender is an arts charity working with young people to prevent domestic abuse and sexual violence by promoting healthy relationships based on equality an respect.


Advice about sex, relationships and the internet.

The Hideout

Help and support for young people and children who are worried about what is happening at home.

Splitz: Local Domestic Abuse Support

Splitz is a local domestic abuse charity offering support for people who are experiencing domestic abuse.

Phone: 0345 155 1074


Childline is a free, confidential hotline for young people under 10 in the UK. Their trained counsellors are available any time, day or night and can help with any issue you are going through, however big or small.

Phone: 0800 1111


Respect Phoneline is a confidential helpline offering advice, information and support to help you stop being violent and abusive to your partner.

Phone: 0808 802 4040


Galop are an anti-violence charity who support lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people who have who are subject to violence and abuse and also run a dedicated domestic abuse helpline.

Nation LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0800 999 5428

Devon Rape Crisis

Devon Rape Crisis offer confidential, professional support to survivors of rape, sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse. Support is available for women aged 13 and over, and young men aged 13-25.

Phone: 01392 204 174