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AND THE AWARD GOES TO… The IRISi team receive the University of Bristol Vice Chancellor’s Impact Award for Policy and Practice.

Next Link are always looking for innovative ways to tackle domestic violence. They have worked closely with Professor Gene Feder and his team since the launch of the IRIS Project, running the first pilot scheme.

Our annual candlelit vigil to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women was a great success.

Thanks to Sue Mountstevens, Police and Crime Commissioner, for leading our march and to everyone who came along and supported it. We chose this occasion to launch our zero tolerance pledge.

Big thanks to Bristol Hash Harriers for making us one of their 2017 Bristol Hash Charities and raising the fantastic sum of £637.

The club is pictured presenting their cheque to Missing Link & Next Link’s Chief Executive, Carol Metters MBE.

Thank you to everyone who came to our South Glos Domestic Abuse Services launch and who made the event such a success.

A very special thank you to the lovely Phoebe for singing at the launch and to our Guest speakers Sue Mountstevens, Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Avon and Somerset, and Amanda Deeks, Chief Executive, South Gloucestershire Council. The event was an opportunity to find out about Next Link services, [...]

PCC Pride Award for our SAFE Link team.

Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens recognised our Safe Link team with her latest Pride Awards. The awards aim to give people the chance to highlight those working tirelessly in their communities or organisations. Debbie, our Safe Link Team Leader also won an award earlier this year.

Visit from pioneering Gill Hague

We were delighted to welcome Gill Hague to our offices. Gill is the pioneer in the development of violence against women research. She visited Next Link to share ideas and experiences with our team.

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As well as domestic abuse support services we provide women's mental health support services and support for victims of rape and sexual abuse.
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Next Link operates local domestic abuse support services in South and North Bristol and a specialist advice service for anyone worried about forced marriage.
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Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 at 11:52pm
Great to meet Thangam Debbonaire today and listen to DV survivors' voices @ThangamMP https://t.co/4EqzpcZimH NextLinkHousing photo
Monday, March 26th, 2018 at 6:57pm
Thank you very much to SLS for donating 140 easter eggs to our Complex Needs, South Glos and Bristol safehouses #EasterEgg #deedsnotwords #Sharing https://t.co/2nXk9oceam NextLinkHousing photo
Saturday, March 24th, 2018 at 12:50am
Next Link are keen for you to have your say about CRUSH, our new Young People’s Programme. Come along to the event for a chance to shape the course!
#CRUSH #youngpeople #healthyrelationships https://t.co/DT6XKGwTQe
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Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 at 5:59pm
Thank you @StreetSarnies, it means so much to the families we work with. 🐰🐥🐰 https://t.co/HFvHph2LYX
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SLS @StreetSarnies
140 boxed eggs ready to go the refuges in Bristol for @NextLinkHousing 🐰🐣🐰 #eggtastic https://t.co/zefyQriDQt
Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 at 11:50pm
We are really excited to have worked alongside Dr Christy, Dr Valandra & their students from University of Arkansas & University of Cambridge on their policies & program designed to address Interpersonal Violence #workingtogether #FinancialFreedom https://t.co/HEGqzYI2xX NextLinkHousing photo