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Covid-19 Update

Due to the most recent government advice, Lifeways will be closed from Tuesday 24th March until further notice. We will be answering queries over email info@lifewaystherapycentre.com

If you have any queries regarding arrangements with an individual therapist, please contact them directly. If you are seeking counselling, many of our therapists are continuing talking therapies by phone or through online appointments and so may be able to help you.

Here is a list of local and national helplines and charities helping victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence:


Local services


Refuge Domestic Violence Service Warwickshire

Free helpline

0800 408 1552

Lines are open 8:30am – 8:30pm, Monday – Friday and 10:00am – 4:00pm Saturday

Families First - Rugby

Safe and confidential service providing support to families who have experienced or are experiencing domestic violence, a family member in or due out of prison, problems with neighbours, friends or other family members, concerns around family breakdown 01788 537112


DACS – Domestic Abuse Counselling Service serving Warwickshire

Continuing to offer counselling over the phone – email referrals only

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RoSA is an independent charity offering free confidential support for anyone who has experienced the trauma of rape, sexual abuse or sexual violence. Serving Warwickshire and surrounding areas

01788 551151


Safeline, a charity working to prevent sexual abuse and to support those affected in their recovery

Coventry & Warwickshire Women & Girls Helpline 0808 800 5008


National helplines


24hr, free, listening and support

116 123


National Male Helpline

Call: 0808 800 5005

Text: 07860 027573

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Free, confidential phone line to help anyone in the UK under 19 talk about any issues they are going through

0800 1111

RESPECT Phone Line

Offers help for domestic abuse perpetrators who want to change - confidential advice & support

0808 8024040

RESPECT Men’s Advice Line

Confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse

0808 8010327

Domestic Violence Assist


0800 195 8699

Specialises in assistance to obtain emergency injunctions

Women’s Aid Domestic Violence Helpline


0808 2000 247

Free 24-hour national helpline run by Women’s Aid and Refuge

National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline


0800 999 5428

Emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people

National Centre for Domestic Violence


0800 970 2070

Specialises in assistance to get emergency injunctions

National Stalking Helpline


0808 802 0300

Guidance on the law, how to report stalking, gathering evidence, staying safe and reducing the risk

Victim Support


08 08 16 89 111

Free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family and friends.

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