Domestic violence and abuse and violence against women and girls
We offer services that address a range of domestic violence and abuse and violence against women and girls including:
- rape and sexual violence
- sexual exploitation
- forced prostitution
- domestic violence and abuse
- female genital mutilation
- forced marriage
- gang violence (peer on peer)
- crime committed in the name of ‘honour’
In an emergency, always call the police and dial 999.
Domestic violence and abuse: help and support
Solace Women's Aid
Solace Women's Aid provide a range of confidential support on domestic violence and abuse for Barnet residents over the age of 16.
Domestic Violence and Abuse Advocacy Service (DVAAS)
Call 0208 733 4113, Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm.
DVAAS offers information, advocacy and support to reduce risk and increase safety for adults and children affected by domestic violence and abuse, including support for forced marriage and honour based violence cases.
They also provide free courses for women and children in understanding Domestic Violence and Abuse.
Refuge Provision for women and girls
A safe space for women fleeing domestic and sexual violence where they and their children can stay with experienced and specialist staff who provide individual support.
Call the Refuges 24 hour Helpline number on free phone 0808 2000 247 for a space,
Telephone help lines
North London Rape Crisis
0808 801 0305
Domestic violence and abuse one stop shop (drop-in service)
Domestic violence and abuse one stop shop is a free drop-in service for those aged 16 years and over to get advice and information from a range of specialist domestic violence agencies including housing advisors, police, health visitors, solicitors and other partners.
The drop-in takes place at Barnet House (1255 High Road, Whetstone, N20 0EJ) every week on Thursdays from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm.
You do not need to be an existing client and do not need an appointment.
Support for vulnerable adults
A vulnerable adult could be an older person, someone with a mental health problem or a disability, including a learning disability.
Contact us on 020 8359 5000 about domestic violence and abuse involving a vulnerable adult.