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
We have an Independent Domestic Violence Advisor specifically to support male victims of domestic abuse.  Referral is by professionals only but you can ask to be referred by your GP, health worker, social worker, mental health support or any other professional you are working with.
Outreach support is available across the county and accepts self referral from victims of any sex or sexual orientation:
Cambridge, East Cambs, South Cambs 01223 361214
Fenland, Huntingdonshire, Peterborough 07787 255821
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


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 


Men Reaching Out support male victims of domestic abuse across the UK.  Their helpline is open Mon-Thurs 10am-3pm 01274 731020 or email menreachingout1@gmail.com