The helpline is open from 10:00 to 16:00 Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays)

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Have you had your intimate images shared online without your consent?

The Revenge Porn Helpline is the UK’s only service dedicated to supporting all adults who have been victim of intimate image abuse. We provide free, non-judgemental and confidential advice and support via email and phone*.

If you’re reading this because someone has distributed intimate photos or videos of you either off or online, you have been a victim and deserve support. 

You are not alone and we are here to help. 

Please contact us.

How to contact us? 

We understand how difficult it can be to talk about this issue, and sometimes it takes our clients a few attempts to pluck up the courage to speak to us directly or share their identity.

Opening hours: The helpline is open from 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays. If you ring outside of these times, please leave a message on our voicemail with your contact number to call you back.

Email or request a call back: help@revengepornhelpline.org.uk
If you want to request a call back, send us an email with a contact number and convenient time to call and we will respond to your request as soon as we can.

Call: 0345 6000 459*
Call charges*: Calls cost the same as standard landline numbers that start with '01' or '02'. If your phone tariff offers inclusive calls to landlines, calls to 0345 numbers will also be included in the same way. The Helpline does not operate a call queuing system, protecting callers from unexpected call charges. We are a charity and do not receive any income from call charges.

Whisper: You can send us a direct message through Whisper, but please leave a contact email address or phone number for us to reply otherwise we won’t be able to get in touch.

What services do we offer? 

We are a UK helpline supporting adults (those over the age of 18) who are victims of intimate image abuse and who have had their intimate images and videos shared without their consent, or when someone is threatening to do this.

Non-judgemental and confidential advice: You will receive advice and support on a 1-1 basis from one of our helpline practitioners.
Reporting and removal of content: We can help with reporting and removing content online. Whilst we cannot guarantee removal of all images, we have exceptional partnerships with the internet industry and hold an excellent take down record.
Social media advice: Advice on the social media platform’s community guidelines and polices and how to report and remove content to which they should respond promptly. If not, we can help!
Reporting to the police: Advice on how and what evidence you need to gather and when you should approach the authorities.
Legal advice:  We have an effective and positive working relationship with the QMUL Legal Advice Centre. Offering specialist support for victims, our clients are signposted to free, accessible, client-centred legal consultations. We can also offer support and legislative advice to law enforcement agencies.

If we can't help, who can?

We cannot help anyone under the age of 18. The UK law states it is illegal to take, distribute, or download explicit content of individuals under the age of 18. You can report what has happened to the police on the non-emergency number 101 as soon as possible, and report content found online straight away to The Internet Watch Foundation for review.

We cannot support people from outside of the UK. You can see our list of international organisations offering similar support here.

We do not have the capacity to provide long term counselling to our clients. If this is what you are looking for, here’s a list of services which can definitely help. 

We cannot undertake criminal investigations or report to the police on the victim's behalf. You will need to ring the 101 non-emergency police number, give the call handler brief details and ask for an appropriate officer to return your call.