Domestic violence

Try and keep a mobile phone with you at all times if possible. The police are a key service when in immediate danger. Do not be afraid to call 999 in an emergency.

Alongside this list, we recommend that you visit the website of your local council or contact them directly to see what local support is available.

Gingerbread

The charity for single parent families. They provide expert advice and practical support for single mums and dads in England and Wales.