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Whatever your needs at this stage in your abortion journey, here are a few resources from trusted organisations and charities to support you.

We've gathered together links to information and resources from leading organisations and charities in the fields of abortion care, mental health and dismantling abortion stigma to further support you. 

Take a browse through our support categories to learn more. 

Accessing abortion care

Wherever you are in the UK, there are a range of organisations that directly provide or can help you access abortion care.


A comprehensive introduction to abortion care services. 


Abortion care clinics across England and Wales, providing pills by post and all types of abortion in-clinic. They also provide post-abortion counselling, contraception, STI testing, vasectomies and fertility services.

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Abortion care clinics across England, providing pills by post and all types of abortion in-clinic. They also provide pre- and post-abortion counselling, contraception, STI testing and vasectomies. 


Abortion care clinics across England, providing pills by post and all types of abortion in-clinic. They also provide pre- and post-abortion counselling, contraception, and STI testing. 

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Abortion care clinics across England and Wales, providing pills by post and all types of abortion in-clinic. They also provide post-abortion counselling, contraception, STI testing, vasectomies and fertility services.

If access to abortion care is restricted or difficult to access in the country where you live, these organisations may be able to offer support and information:

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AfC provide advice and support for residents of Northern Ireland and Ireland who are seeking to access abortion support. 

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Abortion Support Network provides advice on travelling for abortion, financial assistance and accommodation where possible. They support residents of Ireland, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, Malta, Gibraltar and Poland. 

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An international collective of experts providing abortion pills, contraception and information by post for those who need it. 

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Provide abortion pills in the post along with information in many languages about medical abortions and contraception. 

Abortion aftercare

Many abortion providers have a 24 hour aftercare line. If you are worried about any aspect of your recovery, physical or mental, ring the non-urgent aftercare line given by your abortion provider:


Request a non-urgent aftercare call here.

If you are an Irish client who has purchased pills online from 'Women help women' or 'Women on the web' BPAS runs a free confidential helpline on:

1800 910 049 (ROI)


0800 0776049 (NI)

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Call 0345 122 1441 or read their aftercare advice here.


Call 0333 016 0400 or read their aftercare advice here. 


If you need non-emergency medical support or advice,

call 111.

Textphone users can call

18001 111.


Lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you’re deaf and want to use the phone service,

NHS 111, British Sign Language service is available in your country:

If emergency care is needed call


Specialist support services

In addition to our Talkline, here are a few safe and supportive spaces.

Antenatal Screening Support
Abortion Doulas
Mental Health Crisis Support
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ARC help parents and professionals through antenatal screening and its consequences. They provide non-directive information and support to parents before, during and after antenatal screening; when they are told their baby has an anomaly; when they are making difficult decisions about continuing with or ending a pregnancy, and when they are coping with complex and painful issues after making a decision, including bereavement.


They have a forum for peer support and a helpline (for parents and professionals) which is open Monday to Friday, 10am - 5.30pm. The number is 0207 713 7486.

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Dopo provides 1-2-1 emotional support before, during and after abortion with a trained abortion doula. Their approach is holistic and inclusive and their aim is to ensure women, men, trans and non-binary individuals feel seen, safe and supported throughout their experience. 

They also provide free, virtual drop-in abortion support groups on the first Tuesday of every month from 7pm - 8:30pm in collaboration with Sheffield Maternity Cooperative. 

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For a listening ear if you are feeling lonely, have thought about harming yourself, or if you are having suicidal thoughts call the Samaritans who are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Call them for free on 116 123 or email

Storytelling & sharing

Tell your story and read the stories shared by others.

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 My Body, My Life is an interactive stigma-busting and story sharing project. You can read other people’s stories and share your own. Right now they are collecting stories on abortion experiences during COVID-19.

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We Testify are based in America, but accepting stories from around the world, We Testify aims to increase the spectrum of abortion storytellers - especially Black, Brown and Indigenous folks, people from rural communities, queer-identified, people of varying abilities and citizenship statuses. 

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2 Plus Abortions is a story sharing project to end the stigma of having more than one abortion. They also share stories of other highly stigmatized abortions: from people who’ve had abortions of twins, and people who’ve had abortions later in pregnancy. You can read the stories (they have a library of over 1000 stories) or share your own.

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Shout Your Abortion are a decentralised community of abortion storytellers who are telling their stories on their own terms and making space for others to do the same. US-based but accepting stories internationally. 

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Abortion, With Love is a Sweden-based podcast holding space for conversations about abortions that recenter the stories to be about love, and told from the heart. Their website also shares beautiful abortion love letters.

Religious pro-choice organisations
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Faith Voices for Reproductive Justice (FVRJ) is an initiative started by people from different Christian denominations in Northern Ireland. They support faith communities of all religions to provide non-judgemental, all-options pastoral support to people with experiences of reproductive choices. FVRJ advocate publicly for free, safe, legal abortion access in Northern Ireland and an end to abortion stigma.

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Catholics for Choice are based in the US, but working internationally, CfC believes that reproductive freedom is a Catholic social justice value. They work to dismantle religiously-based obstructions to abortion care, contraceptive access and other reproductive healthcare.

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Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (RCRC) is a US-based interfaith movement that brings the moral force of religion to protect and advance reproductive health, choice, rights and justice through education, pastoral care and advocacy.

Stigma-busting resources

Whether tackling stigma is a professional or personal mission (or both),
here are a few resources to help you on your way. 

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Doctors for Choice are a group of doctors, nurses, and students from around the UK who campaign for abortion rights and reproductive justice. Become a member and join their stigma-busting, care-providing community. 

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The International Network for the Reduction of Abortion Discrimination and Stigma is a global network of advocates, healthcare providers and researchers who address abortion stigma and its negative outcomes through their work and campaigns.


They have a number of free tools, webinars and resources on their website. 

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Abortion, with love podcast.

Created and hosted by Camila Ochoa Mendoza, Abortion, with love is dedicated to reclaiming and reaffirming the way we talk about abortions. Guests are international and a variety of topics are covered including, trans-inclusive abortion care, the importance of storytelling, increasing accessibility in restrictive settings, education and the importance of emotional support. 

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Trans-inclusive abortion care.

A.J Lowik is a researcher, lecturer and inclusion consultant whose work focuses on trans people’s lives and health. In 2018 they were asked to create a resource for abortion providers on how to be trans-inclusive. This useful resource can be found free to download on their website. 

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The Sexuality and Abortion Stigma Study (SASS).

A study that collated and reexamined data from a decade of studies on abortion in the UK. Their work addresses abortion stigma and considers how to move the conversation on from stigma to normalisation.

Teaching about abortion

If you're an educator wanting to destigmatise reproductive healthcare, the following organisations provide training and resources.

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Education For Choice is a Brook project that provides professionals with expert training and resources to enable them to deliver relevant and engaging work on pregnancy choices.

All information is evidence-based and informed by our work with young people in a range of settings.

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Brook support Doctors for Choice UK to train medical students across the UK to facilitate evidence-based workshops on pregnancy decision making, contraception and abortion in secondary schools.

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The young people’s sexual health organisation provides free e-training on how to teach about abortion within Relationships and Sex Education as well as accessible accurate information about abortion on its website.

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The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare has published an evidence-based factsheet on abortion for use in schools. 

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