(LGBT) Domestic Violence Helplines


RISE is a domestic abuse charity working in Brighton & Hove and West Sussex.

They can help with refuge accommodation, resettlement, crisis appointments, helpline, counselling, housing, legal and financial advice, solicitors appointments, support groups, play therapy, 1-to-1 support and training and preventative education.

  • Confused, scared or isolated by a partner, ex-partner or family member?
  • Think you may be in an abusive relationship and need to talk?
  • Are you a young person worried or confused about a relationship?
  • Worried about someone you think may be being abused?

Call 01273 622 822

See website for details http://www.riseuk.org.uk/

  • If we can't respond immediately we will try to call you back by the next working day.
  • Please leave your name and a safe contact number for us to call you back.
  • If you need an interpreter we can arrange this for you.
  • If you are in danger now call 999.

Broken Rainbow

Freephone number 0800 999 5428

Our National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* (LGBT) Domestic Violence Helpline provides confidential support to all members of the LGBT communities, their family, friends, and agencies supporting them. The helpline is run by trained LGBT people and provides a space where you can talk through what is going on, and explore your options. We can:

  • provide confidential information, advice and support
  • help you create your safety plan
  • explore options around housing, legal advice, counselling and local support groups
  • tell you about your local LGBT friendly services
  • discuss the possibility of reporting to the Police

See website for details http://www.brokenrainbow.org.uk/