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ManKind Initiative (male victims of domestic violence)


If you are a victim of domestic abuse, you are not alone, Mankind Initiative is here to help. No matter what your background, age, job, race or sexuality, they are here to give all the support we can.  One in six men will be a victim of domestic abuse in their lifetime: You are not to blame,   You are not weak,   You are not alone.

For many men, calling MI’s confedential helpline is the first step they have made in talking to someone else about the problems they face. Whether it is information or just emotional support, please call  01823 334 244.
 They also welcome calls from mothers, sisters, daughters, brothers, sons, friends, work colleagues seeking information they know or think is a victim.
The helpline is operated by trained people who can give both emotional and practical support as well as providing information.
Emotional support includes:
• Simply someone to talk to
• Giving you confidence
• Helping you to realise you are not blame
Information includes:
• How to report incidents
• Planning an escape
• Police procedures
• Housing and refuge support
• Local councils and other local support services
• Legal services (including solicitors who will help)
If they cannot help directly, they can tell you about people and organisations who can.
They do not reply to emails for personal safety reasons, due to the risk that any reply may be intercepted by the perpetrator.  They are a member of the Helplines Partnership.

Contact Details

01823 334 244

[email protected]


Flook House, Belvedere Road , Taunton, Somerset TA1 1BT

Other Info

Opening times:
Mon - Fri 10am - 4pm and 7pm - 9pm. Helpline services for the Deaf are provided through Text Relay. Visit www.textrelay.org for details. Normal BT rates apply If you are in immediate danger, call 999


Disabled Access:


Other information:
Registered charity.

Last updated:
16th July 2021

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