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Emergency Help

Are you a victim of forced marriage?

Are you worried you will be married off against your will?

Are you suffering abuse in the name of honour?

Is your safety and well-being at risk?


If you need emergency help, you don’t need to suffer in silence.

Call us now on 0808 178 8424 (free-phone)

We have a team of experienced case workers from various backgrounds and all with a vast range of knowledge and expertise who can support you.
Our case workers understand the issues behind honour based violence, female genital mutilation and forced marriages and are on hand to offer support and advice on what options are available to you as well as advising you on any representation you may need.

Our services are confidential and non-discriminatory. We are here to help.


Halo can provide emergency support with:

  • Obtaining a safe place to live
  • Understanding what welfare and benefit entitlement you may have
  • Gaining police protection
  • Gaining court ordered protection
  • Getting advice on the laws concerning forced marriages and other forms of abuse
  • Signposting you to other professionals which can help

We work with our partner organisations, public bodies and other services to offer the best possible protection and safety from harm for victims, regardless of gender, religion, sexuality or age.  Our first priority is keeping you safe from perpetrators of honour based violence, forced marriages and female genital mutilation.  We also have experience in supporting victims of trafficking, sham marriages, hate crimes, domestic violence and modern slavery.