Freephone 24-Hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247

The National Domestic Abuse Helpline

We are delighted to announce that as of 1st November 2019 we will  run the National Domestic Abuse Helpline as the sole provider of this vital service. Find further details here.

A man sits behind the screen of a laptopWhat is tech abuse?

Modern technology gives perpetrators ever-growing ways to stalk, isolate and control women using the tools of everyday life. Perpetrators are increasingly using technology to facilitate their abuse of the women we support. Find out more

Chair of Trustees vacancy

There is a fantastic to join the Refuge Board as our Chair of Trustees. Find out more.

Refuge opened the world’s first refuge in Chiswick, in 1971. Today we have 48 refuges throughout England and Wales, offering safe accommodation for women and children escaping #domesticabuse.

You can support a family’s stay by buying a Sanctuary Parcel.

Each year, my children choose and donate one of their would-be Christmas presents to @RefugeCharity in order that another child doesn't feel so sad. It's great for fortunate children such as mine to understand the gift of giving. Please please please take a look at the scheme.

Load more >