Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Refuge - National Domestic Abuse Helpline

Refuge - National Domestic Abuse Helpline logo

As a woman fleeing domestic abuse, you may want to access specialist refuge accommodation. The Helpline can help you find a refuge vacancy for you and your children call us for more information.

We can also support you to find other specialist services in your community, which can provide support whether or not you have left your partner.

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Venue/Contact Details
Area coverage
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Times and Costs
Opening times:
24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline or contact the Helpline online., You can reach our Helpline workers using our web form. We will ask for a safe way we can respond to you.
Further opening details:
  • Evening
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Daily
  • All Year Round
This is a free service.
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
Booking Information:
Booking is not required