This page offers information about the services we offer relating to domestic abuse.
FLOWS (Finding Legal Options for Women Survivors)
This is a legal support service, designed to help protect women against domestic abuse. Phone line and email consultancy remains in place: 0203 745 7707 (9am-5pm Monday to Friday).
A self-referral app has been created if it is difficult for a women isolating with her abuser to call us discreetly - women can contact us without having to call us or access an email account and this page can be accessed by clicking here. This is in addition to our existing referral app for statutory organisations and front line professionals which can be found by clicking here. We are also exploring other safe contact methods such as web chat and this should be live shortly.
Domestic abise survivors can directly register for CourtNav without having to be referred by an organisation or the FLOWS team first. Please click here to access CourtNav. CourtNav will be accessible 24/7 and directs survivors to domestically accredited legal aid providers who can assist them. For any technical difficulties accessing CourtNav, survivors can either email or call: 0203 974 7899 (9am-6pm Monday to Friday and 10am-12pm on Saturdays. Closed on bank holidays).
Forced Marriage Unit
The government has set up the Forced Marriage Unit to provide practical support, information and advice. This is a joint initiative between the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the Home Office.
Helpline number: 0191 226 0981
Opening hours: 10.30 am to 12.30 pm, Monday to Thursday
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