Stay safe at home - family tensions and domestic abuse

These are challenging times for all families.

There is a risk of an increase in family tensions and for domestic abuse (not just women).

Please do not suffer in silence.   If you or anyone you know is in need of help, please reach out to WOMENS AID, a trusted friend and consider using a code word to communicate safely.

Domestic Abuse

Argyll Women's Aid
Free and confidential support to women and children who have been affected by domestic abuse
01369 706636 or text 07483 036 604

Scotland's Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline 

Open 24/7 with support available by phone, webchat and email.

0800 027 1234 (24 hour helpline)

Respect Men's Advice Linefor men who are experiencing abuse

0808 801 0327 (not 24-hour)

Respect Phoneline for perpetrators of abuse

0808 802 4040


Concerns about a child's safety


If you're worried about a child, even if you're unsure, contact the NSPCC's professional counsellors for help, advice and support

0808 800 5000


Free, confidential advice and support whatever your worry, whenever you need help.

0800 1111