To support the stability of families and marital relationships, the UAE government provides free of charge family counselling and consultation through different channels through the following entities:
In Abu Dhabi, marriage and family disputes consultations are offered over the phone. In Dubai, you can seek help from a social worker and make an appointment by calling Community Development Authority (CDA) at toll free number 8002121.
In Sharjah, Women's Protection Centre of the Social Services Department of Government of Sharjah (SSSD) has allocated a toll free number 800-800-700 to provide social, psychological and legal counselling and solutions to domestic issues by legal, social and psychological specialists. SSSD also provides family consultations through its website (available only in Arabic).
Updated on 30 Dec 2019