Telephone Counselling Services
Domestic Violence UK offers free telephone counselling services to individuals. The sessions focus on the individual’s physical, mental, emotional and psychology wellbeing. This service is provide by an accredited counselling agency/counsellors.
Please Note: If you are in an abusive relationship and requires an urgent response or needs in-depth support please contact the National Domestic Violence Helpline on 0808 2000 247, the Men’s Advice Helpline on 0808 801 0327 or The National LGBT Helpline(Broken Rainbow) on 0300 999 5428.
This counselling service is provided by professional counsellors.
They abide by the Code and Ethics of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.
They provide 4 sessions (50 minutes each) for now and this is largely due to funding issues.
The areas of counselling are as follows:
- Coping with traumatic events
- Self Esteem
- Coping/Adjusting with change
- General personal development
This is a form of aftercare support and Telephone Counselling is not suitable for everyone.
It is not intended for those who are at the risk of harming themselves.
It is also not suitable for anyone already seeing a professional counsellor/therapist.
The benefits and advantages of Telephone Counselling are as follows:
- It’s highly accessible
- It’s offered by fully trained professional Counsellors/Psychotherapists
- It is a more convenient for some people and removes barriers
- It’s a good start for people seeking face-to-face therapy
- Confidentiality is maintained throughout the whole session.
Vouchers For Refuge Initiative (How You Can Help)
Help us show #lovedoesnthurt by supporting our Vouchers For Refuge Initiative.
Kindly donate small items*, gift cards or vouchers for supermarkets and stores to a local refuge
We’ve opted for this medium (vouchers/gift cards) to ensure that the refuges are getting what they need and it also helps to reduce the delivery charges when posting items to them.(The postal fees for large or bulky items will be extremely high)
We currently support 6 refuges every quarter and they need the following items:
- Single Duvet Covers
- Fitted Sheets
- Baby wipes
- UHT Milk
- Chocolate drinks
- Deodorants/body spray
- Small Toys
- Hair products
- Sanitary Towels
- Shower gels
We believe we can get enough vouchers and small items to support as well as make a big difference with your help.
You can donate your small items or vouchers by post to :
Domestic Violence UK CIC
219 Kensington High Street
Help us show #Lovedoesnthurt