Are you being forced into a marriage? Are you worried that you will let your family down if you refuse an arranged marriage? Do you fear you may bring shame on your family or take away their honour?
You are not alone. We can help you.
If you are being pressured to enter a marriage against your will, or suffering from honour abuse, we can help. Call our helpline today on 0800 5999 247.
We are a confidential service, however we may need to contact other professionals if we feel that you, or someone you are with, is in immediate danger.
Whatever your circumstances, we can listen and help. When you talk to us, you can trust that we will not divulge any information to your family members, friends or other individuals.
Who do we help?
If you are being forced into marriage against your will, speak to us. If you are a victim of domestic violence, sexual abuse or female genital mutilation, we can help. If you’ve decided to refuse a marriage, leave the family home, or feel scared and isolated, we’re here for you.
We support all individuals affected by Honour Based Abuse and Forced Marriage. No matter your age, gender or background, we can help.
What do we do?
Our call handlers offer a non-judgemental listening ear, and are here for you no matter your situation. They are a source of practical support, offering options and guidance when you need it.
If there is a risk to your safety, our team can assist in relocating you to safe, temporary accommodation. We also offer continued support over the helpline and signposting to other agencies.