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Respect Phoneline

Confidential helpline offering advice, information and support to help you stop being violent and abusive to your partner.

The service is available to people living in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Call freephone 0808 802 4040

Calls to 0808 80 numbers are free to call from landlines and mobile phones within the UK and do not appear on itemised bills. They are also free to call from BT payphones.

Opening hours

Monday – Friday 9am-5pm


A voicemail service is available: we aim to return calls within two working days. We aim to reply to emails within two working days. We aim to speak to at least 50% of all callers aiming to access the Respect Phoneline every month.

The webchat service is available Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am-4pm.

Accessibility – Equality of Access

We aim to make our service accessible to everyone.

Telephone interpreters

We invest in telephone interpreting service to enable those whose first language isn’t English to access our helpline. Simply ask for a telephone interpreter when you call us – or ask someone you know or work with to ask us for a telephone interpreter of the language they need.

Next generation text service

If you can’t hear or speak on the phone we can help you.

All our Helpline Advisors are trained to communicate with the Next Generation Text Service facility. Information about this can be found here: 

Client feedback

Tell us what you think!

Have you recently called our helpline and spoken to one of our Advisors? Please complete this brief evaluation survey. It is very important to get your feedback and be able to show to our Funders how our service makes a difference to people like you. The survey is anonymous. Thank you for your time.

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