Support services: The Angelou Partnership

The Angelou Partnership is an independent service commissioned by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea along with the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and Westminster City Council, to deliver the borough’s Violence Against Women and Girls services.

The Angelou Partnership can offer support ranging from increasing safety and understanding the criminal justice system, to enhancing emotional wellbeing. The partnership can support you over the phone, face to face, or in a group format depending on the needs and preferences of those affected.

The kind of issues the partnership can help with includes:

  • Sexual violence or abuse, including rape and child exploitation
  • Domestic abuse, this includes familial as well as partner relations
  • Stalking and harassment
  • Harmful practices, such as FGM and honour-based violence
  • Faith-based violence
  • Support tailored to specific backgrounds and needs, such as ethnicity and sexual orientation

Contact details

If you would like to talk about your situation or the situation of someone you know, get in touch via:

Phone 0808 801 0660 (Freephone)  
Lines open: Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm, and Wednesday evenings 6 to 9pm

Or call 020 8741 7008
Lines open Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm, and open until 9pm on Thursdays

Email: angelou@advancecharity.org.uk or advice@wgn.org.uk

The Angelou Partnership consists of nine organisations and brings together the specialisms from across the partnership to deliver a streamlined and holistic approach to tackling issues of violence and abuse that disproportionally affect women and girls. For more information about the individual organisations you can click on the names below:

  • ADVANCE: Lead organisation for the partnership. Specialists working with women who have experienced domestic abuse
  • African Women’s Care: Female Genital Mutilation Specialists.
  • Women and Girls Network: Engaging and educating younger women
  • Woman’s Trust: Therapeutic support for women ready to explore and recover from their experiences
  • Solace Women’s Aid: Holistic and empowering, working alongside survivors to achieve independent lives free from abuse
  • Al Hasaniya: Specialists in domestic abuse within Arabic communities
  • Hestia: For women who have experienced domestic abuse – specialist family work, refuges and group work.
  • Standing Together Against Domestic Violence: An umbrella organisation which supports access to services and awareness raising.
  • Galop: Working with young girls who are lesbians, bisexual, or transsexual where they have experienced domestic and sexual violence and abuse.

For more information, visit www.angelou.org