Domestic abuse and sexual violence support

Help and advice for those who are experiencing domestic abuse and sexual violence

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Newham Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Service is a confidential support service for all genders ages 16+. Providing support for all forms of domestic abuse and sexual violence.

The service offers:

  • Emotional and practical support to those experiencing domestic abuse and sexual violence
  • Specialist advocacy services ( IDSVA)
  • Case work support
  • Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) services
  • Case work support for women who sell sex/are sexually exploited
  • Support at court for domestic abuse cases
  • IDSVA services at Newham hospital
  • Co-location services at children’s centres and housing services.

Open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week
Telephone: 0808 196 1482

You can also get confidential advice and support from the following organisations.


Service details

Contact details

London Black Women’s Project  

Advice and information on services (women only)

 Phone: 020 8472 0528 | Website:

East London Rape Crisis (NIA)

Helpline support, counselling and advocacy services for all forms of sexual violence (women only)

Phone: 0800 160 1036 | Email:

Ascent Pan London VAWG Helpline (providing support for all forms of violence against women)

Telephone helpline support (women only) and access to specialist counselling services

Phone: 0808 802 5565 | Email:

No Recourse to Public Funds Advocacy Services (Solace Women’s Aid)

Telephone advice and case work support on supporting women who have no recourse to public funds

Phone: 0808 802 5565 | Email:

The Havens

Providing emergency advice for all forms of sexual assault and rape (all genders)

Phone: 020 3299 6900 | Website:

National DV Helpline

Telephone advice and access to national refuge accommodation (women only)

Phone: 0808 2000 247 |

Survivors UK (providing sexual violence support to boys and men)

Telephone advice for boys and men

Phone: 020 3598 3898 | Email:

Men’s Advice Line (domestic abuse support for men)

Telephone advice for men

Phone: 0808 801 0327 | Website:

Bright Sky Mobile App

Free mobile app providing support and information


Safe Spaces Locations

Provides safe spaces in pharmacies to offer support to those experiencing domestic abuse.

If you wish to access pharmacies in Newham providing this service, please call Hestia Newham on 0808 196 1482