Violence & Abuse

Leeds Domestic Violence & AbuseRefuge 

Refuge’s network of safe houses provides emergency accommodation for women and children when they are most in need. 

National Free Phone Helpline & Emergency Accommodation (24hrs) 

Tel: 0808 2000 247

Support After Rape and Sexual Violence

Support After Rape & Sexual Violence Leeds (SARSVL) is a feminist organisation supporting women and girls who have been affected by sexual violence at any time in their lives, promoting their needs and working towards the elimination of sexual violence. 

SARSVL run a confidential helpline on;

Tel: 0113 202 1844  

6 – 8pm Mon, Weds, Thurs, Fri

Leeds Domestic Violence & AbuseBehind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors provides support to women living in Leeds, whose lives have been affected by domestic abuse

Behind Closed Doors offers:

  • completely confidential information and support on any aspect of domestic abuse. 
  • practical and emotional information and support over the phone or face to face.    
  • training in the local community covering issues such as housing, health, child protection, legal and financial services as well as issues facing women experiencing or who have experienced domestic abuse. 


Helpline: 0800 3282430

General Enquiries: 0845 673 0008

Fax: 0113 391 1910

Write: PO Box 275,  Leeds,  LS19 9BN