Contact Us

Contact Information

St Albans and Hertsmere Women’s Refuge

St Albans – 01727 824425
Managers – 01727 826431

For calls out of office hours there will be an answering machine. At times during office hours, your call may be picked up by our answer machine. If so please leave a message. If you are not comfortable leaving a message please call back.


For St Albans and Hertsmere Refuge and Outreach services please contact the 24 hour line to make a referral on 03301 025811.

If you are in immediate danger – Dial 999

For Women

Women’s Aid –
National Domestic Violence Helpline – 0808 2000 247
Herts Area Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Centre – 01707 276512

For Men

M.A.L.E – 0808 801 0327
MANKIND – 01823 33 42 44


BROKEN RAINBOW UK is the only National LGBT Domestic Violence Helpline providing confidential support to all members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) communities, their family and friends, and agencies supporting them.

Broken Rainbow National LGBT Domestic Violence Helpline
0300 999 5428 (LGBT)
(LGBT = 5428 on telephone keypad)

opening times:
Monday and Thursday 10am to 8pm
Tuesday and Wednesday 10am to 5pm (1pm-5pm Tuesday is a Trans specific service) for general helpline advice.

For Information and Advice

Hertfordshire Information Line – 08 088 088 088

For Pets

Dogs Trust – 0800 298 9199
Cat Protection League – National Helpline 0300 121212