Help and support for domestic or sexual abuse
You are not alone, you can leave your home to get help and support.
If you are in immediate danger
Call the police on 999.
Silent Help: If you need help but are unable to speak, ring 999 when they answer press 55.
This alerts the operator and the police will be sent to help you
Get emergency refuge accommodation and advice
If you are fleeing domestic abuse call the 24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline on 0808 2000 247. It is free if you call from a landline or public phone.
Solace Advocacy and Support Service
Provide free and confidential support for women and men in Barnet affected by domestic abuse.
Telephone: 0203 874 5003
Barnet Domestic Abuse One Stop Shop
Delivered by Barnet Homes with partner organisations.
Provide telephone support, information and advice.
Call the Housing Options Service on 0208 610 3539, Thursday from 9.30am to 12.30pm.
The Barnet Homes One Stop Shop Coordinator can refer to other specialists such as law solicitors, housing, and advocacy services.
Victims Support IDVAs
Accept referrals and provide victims of Domestic Abuse with telephone support and advice, including pre-trial and outreach support and guided virtual pre-trial visits.
Jewish Women’s Aid
Provide support to Jewish women and children affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence, with both short-term and long-term support.
Domestic abuse services
Telephone: 0808 801 0500
Sexual violence support
Telephone: 0808 801 0656
Rise Mutual Perpetrator Programme
Delivered by Rise Mutual.
Provide the Perpetrator programme and carry out Specialist Risk Assessments and Vulnerability Assessments.
For specialist risk and vulnerability assessments email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone: 07932 473137
Identification and Referral to Improve Safety (IRIS) programme
Delivered by Solace Women’s Aid.
Provide training and support to help GPs identify patients affected by domestic violence or abuse and refer them to specialist services.
GPs are encouraged to call the IRIS Service and make referrals to the service.
Telephone: 0203 874 5003
A local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through challenging times. Home Start Barnet offer remote support including information, signposting and counselling.
Telephone: 07518 074279
The Barnet Sanctuary Scheme
Operated by Barnet Housing Options.
Provide victims and survivors of domestic abuse with home security measures.
Telephone: 020 8359 7618
Violence Against Women and Girls leaflet
A 12-page “Violence Against Women and Girls” A5 booklet packed with helpful info and services to help keep women and girls across Barnet safe.
- Help for keeping safe on the streets
- How to report a hate crime
- Domestic abuse support services