If you or someone else is in danger ring 999

The Domestic & Sexual Abuse Helpline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week across Northern Ireland.  We provide support, advice, information and referral to any victims, as well as concerned friends or family and professionals.

You can contact the Domestic and Sexual Abuse Helpline for free at any time and your call is confidential*.  Our trained, experienced staff are available to help and you can contact us by phone, email and by webchat.  We can provide a translation service for callers to our helpline.

If you need urgent help contact the helpline or you can find other sources of assistance on our urgent help page. 

We have lots of information regarding  help, organisations providing help and answers to questions about domestic and sexual abuse on our questions page. Please note information regarding Nexus NI counselling waiting lists is NOT available through the Helpline. If you require information regarding waiting lists please contact Nexus NI directly on 028 9032 6803. 

If you live outside Northern Ireland we have information on services on our other organisations page

*the limits to our confidentiality can be found on our confidentiality page.  You can block your phone number if you wish.

HOW TO Contact the Domestic and Sexual Abuse Helpline

Email help@dsahelpline.org

Use webchat (top right hand corner)

Calls to this helpline are free from landlines and mobile phones within the UK and do not appear on itemised bills

Nexus NI are proud to manage the Domestic & Sexual Abuse Helpline. Nexus NI have managed the helpline since April 2019. Nexus NI are the lead agency across Northern Ireland delivering services and support to victims of sexual violence and are passionate about tackling the myths and misconceptions that exist around it in society and to ensure that victims and survivors have all the services they need.