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If you or someone you know have been affected by the issues raised in Murdered by My Boyfriend, as repeated on BBC Three on Wednesday 20 January 2016, the following organisations may be able to help:

Women's Aid

Women's Aid provides practical support and information for women experiencing domestic violence via the Survivor's Handbook and local domestic violence services.

Visit the Women's Aid website

The Hideout

The Hideout is a website created by Women’s Aid to help children and young people to understand domestic abuse and how to take positive action if it's happening to them.

Visit The Hideout site

The 24 Hour Domestic & Sexual Violence Helpline (Northern Ireland)

The 24 Hour Domestic & Sexual Violence Helpline (Northern Ireland) offers referral to a range of services to all women, men and children affected by domestic & sexual violence.

Phone: 0808 802 1414

Visit the Women's Aid NI website

Scottish Women's Aid

Scottish Women's Aid provides services to women, children and young people, including safe refuge accommodation, information and support.

Phone: 0800 027 1234 (24 hrs a day)

Visit the Scottish Women's Aid website

Refuge

Refuge provides safe, emergency accommodation and emotional and practical support to women and children experiencing domestic violence.

Visit the Refuge website

Live Fear Free Helpline

Live Fear Free Helpline is a confidential, sign posting and information service for anyone experiencing domestic abuse and/or sexual violence in Wales.

Phone: 0808 80 10 800 (24 hours a day)

Respect Phoneline

Respect Phoneline offers confidential advice and support to help domestic violence perpetrators stop being violent and abusive to their partners or ex-partners.

Phone: 0808 802 4040

Visit the Respect Phoneline website

Abused Men in Scotland

Abused Men in Scotland supports men who are experiencing, or who have experienced, domestic abuse.

Phone: 0808 800 0024 (Monday to Friday 10am-4pm, Tuesday and Thursday 6pm-9pm)

Visit the Abused Men in Scotland website

The ManKind Initiative

The ManKind Initiative provides confidential help and support for male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence.

Phone: 01823 334244 (Mon-Fri 10am-4pm)

Visit the ManKind Initiative website

National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Domestic Violence helpline

National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Domestic Violence helpline run by Galop, provides support to LGBT people suffering domestic abuse.

Phone: 0800 999 5428

Visit the galop website

Support after Murder and Manslaughter

Support after Murder and Manslaughter offers understanding and support to families and friends who have been bereaved as a result of murder or manslaughter, through the mutual support of others who have suffered a similar tragedy.

Phone: 0845 8723440

Visit the Support after Murder and Manslaughter website

Victim Support

Victim Support provides emotional and practical help to victims or witnesses of any crime, whether or not it has been reported to the police.

Phone: 0808 16 89 111 (24/7)

Visit the Victim Support website

Victim Support Scotland

Victim Support Scotland offers emotional and practical support to all victims and witnesses of crime across Scotland.

Phone: 0345 603 9213

Visit the Victim Support Scotland website

Victim Support NI

Victim Support NI offers emotional and practical support to all victims and witnesses of crime across Northern Ireland.

Phone: 028 9024 3133

Visit the Victim Support NI website