Organisation Details
Liverpool Domestic Abuse Service

Liverpool Domestic Abuse Service (LDAS) is a free, independent and confidential service. Its aim is to protect, support and empower women and girls who suffer from domestic abuse, to live safe independent lives. The service is open to all women, regardless of age, sexual preference, social, religious or cultural background.

Tel: 0151 263 7474 or Freephone 0800 084 2744

E-mail via the website.

72-74 Durning Road, Kensington, Liverpool, L7 5NG.

National Domestic Violence Helpline

Refuge is run by Women's Aid and Refuge, and offers a range of services which give women and children access to professional support, whatever their situation.

Tel: 0808 2000 247


Voice For Change

Voice For Change is a multi-gender agency providing services to both male and female victims/survivors, and is committed to encouraging positive changes in the lives of people who have suffered from domestic violence and abue (be it sexual, emotional, mental, physical or financial, at any time in their lives. The organisation is an independent agency and is not affiliated with any national body.

Tel: 0151 345 8499


Voice4Change, The Old Museum, Church Road, Waterloo, L22 5NB.

Wirral Women and Children's Aid

The Wirral Women and Children's Aid Refuge provides a place of safety for women and children fleeing domestic abuse. WWCA provides information, support and guidance to resident and non-resident families, and aims to empower women to enable them to begin a new life with their children in a non-violent environment.

Tel: 0151 643 9766

The First Step

First Step offers emotional and practical support either by telephone or face-to-face and can meet with you in the community. Support includes advice and guidance on your legal options, housing, safety planning, one-to-one sessions tailored to meet your needs or talk with you to explore your options. It also offers group support, The Freedom Programme and the Recovery Toolkit, and other therapeutic groups which have included art, health and wellbeing, cooking, computers and family days out. The agency accepts referrals from individuals and agencies.

Tel: 0151 548 3333

The First Step, The Old Schoolhouse, Huyton, Knowsley, L36 0UX.

Mankind Initiative

ManKind Initiative supports male victims of domestic abuse and aims to ensure that they (and their children) are supported to enable them to escape from the situation they are in.

The organisation provides a range of services including an anonymous national helpline, training courses, a national conference and a directory of services. It also campaigns for victims, participates in Government and other committees and delivers presentations around the country. It is gender inclusive and supports female victims (and their children) as well.

Tel: 01823 334244

Mankind Initiative, Flook House, Belvedere Road, Taunton, TA1 1BT.

The Freedom Programme

The Freedom Programme is a domestic violence programme which provides information, not therapy. The programme examines the roles played by attitudes and beliefs on the actions of abusive men and the responses of victims and survivors. The aim is to help them to make sense of, and understand, what has happened to them.

Tel: 0808 2000 247


Freedom Programme, PO Box 41, Knighton, LD7 9AF.

Savera UK

Savera UK works with Black Minority Ethnic communities to challenge attitudes towards domestic abuse and harmful practices such as forced marriage, 'honour' based violence and female genital mutilation.

Tel: 0800 107 0726


Savera UK, 151 Dale Street, Liverpool, L2 2AH.


Sefton Women's and Children's Aid is dedicated to helping women, children and young people survive the impact of Domestic Abuse, by giving free, practical and emotional support.

Tel: 0151 922 8606 or 077797 45594


166 Knowsley Road, Bootle, Liverpool, L20 4NR.

Women's Aid

A grassroots federation providing life-saving services, and campaigning to build a future where domestic violence is not tolerated.

Tel: 0808 2000 247


Women's Aid Federation of England, PO BOX 3245, Bristol, BS2 2EH.

The Hideout

A website created by Women's Aid have to help children and young people to understand domestic abuse, with information about how to take positive action.

The Dina Service

A free service, supporting Jewish women over 16 who have experienced any form of sexual violence or domestic abuse at any time in their life.

Tel: (Domestic abuse support line) 0808 801 0500

Tel: (Sexual violence support line) 0808 801 0656