About Us

A confidential and anonymous helpline for anyone concerned about their violence and/or abuse towards a partner or ex-partner.

We are a team of skilled professionals offering advice, information and support to domestic violence perpetrators, as well as to their (ex) partners and frontline workers. We are a helpline and email service.

The service is run and managed by Respect.

Our key focus is to increase the safety of those experiencing domestic violence through promoting effective interventions with perpetrators.

Getting in touch

Opening hours:  the Respect Phoneline is open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

Call us on freephone 0808 802 4040 (free from landlines and from mobiles using the O2, Orange, T Mobile, Three (3), Virgin, and Vodafone networks). Calls will not appear on BT landline phone bills. A voicemail service is available: we aim to return calls within two working days.

Email us on [email protected] (we aim to reply within two working days).

We aim to speak to at least 50% of all callers aiming to access the Respect Phoneline every month.

Respect is a a company limited by guarantee (Company number 7582438) and a registered charity, number 1141636.

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