National helpline for women – Kvinnofridslinjen
The national helpline for women called Kvinnofridslinjen 020-50 50 50 is run by NCK as part of its patient services. Women who are or have been subjected to threats and physical, psychological and sexual violence can call Kvinnofridslinjen for support. Friends, relatives and professionals are also welcome to call.
Kvinnofridslinjen is available 24/7, free of charge and operated by well-trained and experienced social workers and nurses. The main purpose is to listen to the caller. The staff can also refer callers to locally available specialist support services. The staff is bound by secrecy and the caller can remain anonymous.
Order information material
It is vital that the national helpline for women is wellknown. Kvinnofridslinjen is widely advertised by calling cards and posters in for example hospitals, health centres, schools, and job centres. Calling cards are available in 29 languages and all information materials can be ordered free of charge in order to ensure a wide spread.
Link to order form (in Swedish)
Video about the helpline for women
NCK has produced a short video about Sweden's National Women's helpline, Kvinnofridslinjen 020-50 50 50. The video is available in English. It is suitable for social media and can be downloaded easily. Help us spread the word about Kvinnofridslinjen in Sweden! Do note, Kvinnofridslinjen can only be reached within Sweden.