Domestic Abuse Service - Merton Refuge These are multiple refuges for women (aged 16+) and their children who are at risk of Domestic Abuse. The refuges provide advice, advocacy, housing related support and signposting to other specialist community and statutory services as necessary. The staff team includes a dedicated Children and Family Worker who works with the mothers & children to help them recover together from the trauma of Domestic Abuse. Get support If you are in immediate danger, please call 999. The Freephone National Domestic Abuse Helpline, run by Refuge, is available on 0808 2000 247, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The helpline is answered by fully trained female support workers and volunteers who will answer your call in confidence. Hestia's Refuge Referral Line also helps women and children to find domestic abuse refuge spaces across London and the south east. Call 0808 169 9975 or email us at [email protected], Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm.