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Forced Marriage
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wedding cake Where can I go for help?
Barnados Phoenix Project - normal rates apply 01204 848966. Line staffed 9-5pm

Childline - free 24 hour helpline, 0800 1111

NSPCC - free 24 hour helpline, 0808 800 5000

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Foreign Office, Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) - normal rates apply 020 7008 0135 or 020 7008 0230 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or 020 7008 1500 (at all other times)

The FMU offers confidential information and helps anyone in the UK that is scared they may be forced into a marriage. The FMU team can also help people in the UK forced overseas to marry.

Forced Marriage Unit (FMU)
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Room G/55
Old Admiralty Building
Whitehall
SW1A 2PA
Email fmu@fco.gov.uk


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