Male Victims

Men can be a victim of domestic abuse in both heterosexual and same sex relationships.
Men experiencing domestic abuse may feel that their masculinity is being taken away or that they are weak.

The advice is the same for both male and female victims of domestic abuse so the other sections of this site should be referred to. 


Getting Help

The new B-United Project from Peterborough Women’s Aid offers short term & long-term support to men, whether they have children or not. 

The project can offer advice and guidance on a range of situations and signpost to relevant services in the local area. 

B-United is a county wide provision covering all areas of Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Huntingdon & Fenland.  The worker will be able to provide support via telephone, email, text/WhatsApp or virtually through Microsoft Teams/ Zoom. 

They can offer emotional support, practical support, support with court & other meetings and access to a specialist domestic abuse counsellor.

The project also offers support and guidance to professionals who want to learn more about domestic abuse and how it affects male victims.

You can contact 01733 894964 or email referrals@wa-support.co.uk

Domestic Abuse Support Service (DASS) provide community based support across the county and accepts self referral from victims of any sex or sexual orientation: 
0300 373 1073 (Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm) or email DASSreferrals@impakt.org.uk 
National contacts:

The Men’s Advice Line offer specialist support to male victims of domestic abuse and can be contacted on 0808 801 0327 Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Or you can email them at info@mensadviceline.org.uk or visit their website www.mensadviceline.org.uk


 Men Reaching Out are a Bradford based support service offering a helpline to support all male survivors from across the UK.   The helpline volunteers at Men Reaching Out have particular expertise in supporting men who have been subjected to forced marriage and so-called Honour Based Violence.  Any male survivor across the UK can the Men Reaching Out confidential helpline for support on 01274 731020 Or email: menreachingout@beapcp.com. The helpline service is open: 10am – 3pm, Monday to Thursday.

Mankind also support male victims of domestic abuse - you can call their helpline on 01823 334244 or visit the website at www.mankind.org.uk