Looking for immediate help?

Stay Brave is not a crisis service. If you feel uneasy or are struggling with your situation, or need someone to talk to we recommend you speak to The Samaritans by calling 116 123 or by visiting their website. 


You can find out about more services that could help by clicking the link below. This outlines the various frontline services that may be able to help - and will also point you in the direction if you're looking to report a crime to the police. 

Sexual Violence:


The Survivors Trust

The Survivors Trust is the umbrella organisation representing more than 130 organisations working with male and female victims of sexual violence across the UK.


The National Association for people abused in Childhood (NAPAC)

NAPAC provides support and information for people abused in childhood.


Directory and Book Services (DABS)

A specialist book and information service for people who are overcoming childhood abuse, sexual abuse, or domestic violence.


The Havens

The Havens are specialist centres (SARCS) in London for people who have been sexually assaulted or raped.


Survivors UK

Survivors UK are an organisation specialising in assisting men who have been sexually assaulted.


Survivors Manchester

An organisation dedicated to raising awareness and providing help to survivors of male rape and abuse in Greater Manchester.



Domestic Violence:


Mankind Initiative

The ManKind Initiative is a national charity that provides help and support for male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence.


Abused Men In Scotland (AMIS)

AMIS, located in Edinburgh, run a Scotland-wide service for all men aged 16 and above who have been victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse or emotional/coercive control. They run a helpline and hold one-to-one services from their offices in Edinburgh.


DV Men

Provides information and resources to help better understand domestic violence by women and the experiences of male victims.



UK organisation who operate a domestic violence and abuse helpline within and against the LGBT communities.


Domestic Abuse Stops Here (DASH)

Helps individuals and families affected by domestic abuse with confidential advice and support.


Stonewall Housing

Stonewall Housing provide housing support for LGBT people in their own homes, supported housing for young LGBT people, as well as free, confidential housing advice for LGBT people of all ages. 


This Is Not An Excuse

An information and advice website for victims and family members supporting survivors of domestic violence. The site is designed for all victims of domestic violence - whether men, women or non-binary. 



Sex Workers:


National Ugly Mugs

National Ugly Mugs (NUM) is a scheme developed by The UK Network for Sex Work Projects (UKNSWP), which aims to keep sex workers safer from abuse at work by sharing accounts or ‘alerts’ of dodgy punters.



SWISH is a charity project which supports anyone involved in the sex industry. Their services are completely free and confidential, and they provide clinics, support work, outreach and counselling services.