Quick guide to getting help leaving an abusive relationship

Sadly the statistics aren't great regarding domestic violence, and the reason many people stay in abusive relationships is because they don't know what to do. Here is Divvito's quick guide to getting help in an abusive relationship.


Respect is a national initiative to stop the violence against women and children and provides a wealth of information and links to service providers across the country. Access their services here.


Women Against Violence Europe works tirelessly to support families affected by violence. They provide invaluable resources and a list of shelters and helplines here.


There are a multitude of services available for women and their children affected by abuse. The National Commission for Women (NCW) has collated a list of support groups who can help.


People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA) provides a helpline to woman in South Africa. Access their services here.

TEARS Foundation provides access to crisis intervention, advocacy and counselling for those impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault and child sexual abuse. Get help now.


The National Domestic Violence Helpline is a partnership between Refuge and Women's Aid  and provides 24-hour support for woman and their families dealing with domestic violence. Access their service here.


The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides a wealth of services and support to people in the United States. Access their services here.

If you know of others throughout Asia and Africa, let us know.