You are not alone. Whatever sort of abuse you are experiencing online, there is help available.


If you’re worried about revenge porn:

Read and download our Revenge Porn Guide.

Contact the Revenge Porn Helpline.


If you’ve experienced sexual violence contact:

Rape Crisis

Survivors Trust (for men and women)

Survivors UK (for men)

Galop (for LGBT people)


If you’re worried about stalking:

National Stalking Helpline

Suzy Lamplugh Trust


If you’re being abused by a partner, ex-partner or family member:

Women’s Aid

Welsh Women’s Aid

Women’s Resource Centre  


Karma Nirvana

Muslim Women's Network Helpline 

Broken Rainbow (for LGBT people)

Men's Advice Line

If the abuse is homophobic, biphobic or transphobic contact:


LGBT Consortium (to find local groups)

Gires (rights information for trans people) 

Trans Media Watch (for transphobia in the media)

Transwiki (for local trans groups). 

Stop Hate UK 


If the abuse is racist or Islamaphobic contact:

Tell Mama 

Muslim Women's Network 



If you want to report the abuse to the police contact your local police force or:

True Vision


Stop Hate UK


If the abuse concerns children, you can also report to the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre


For guidance on recording abusive incidents, check out:

Guide to Diary Sheets


If you want legal advice contact:

Rights of Women

Pink Law

Citizens Advice Bureau (for local law centres)

The Law Society



If you need someone to talk to now contact:

Samaritans - Helpline: 08457 90 90 90 (24 hours)

LGBT Switchboard - Helpline: 0300 330 0630 (Daily 10AM - 11PM)


For general advice and to find a local service:

Victims Support

Citizens Advice Bureau



If the abuse is sexist or violent towards women contact:

End Violence Against Women


If you're worry about sexism and the media representation of women contact:

End Violence Against Women

The Everyday Sexism Project

Rights of Women



For advice about safety online contact:

Internet Watch Foundation 

Safer Online website



Sites aimed at internet safety for children and young people also contain useful practical information about how to use the internet safely, including website reporting and privacy options. Look at:


Think U Know



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