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The following links may be helpful to you.

Missing Link
0117 925 1811

Victim Support
0845 303 0900

0845 303 0900

National Women’s Aid

The Hideout
Website for children and young people experiencing domestic abuse.

Coercive and Controlling Behaviour:
BBC radio programme on the 2016 legislation about Coercive and Controlling Behaviour.

A Survivors Experience

The UK Says No More campaign


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The following numbers may be helpful to you.

If you are unsafe and need immediate help:

In an emergency always call the police on 999.

If you need to speak to the police when it is not an emergency dial 101.

If you need to speak to a victim and witness care officer, please call The Lighthouse on 0117 952 9474

If you need a safe place to go:

Before you call, please ensure it is safe to do so and that any one who is a risk to you or your family isn’t in the same property as you or able to hear your conversation.

Next Link Domestic Abuse Services:
01225 466 989

Bristol Next Link Domestic Abuse Services:
0117 925 0680

Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline:
0808 2000 247

Domestic abuse support outside of Bristol
Gemini 08700664233 – for North Somerset
Survive 01179612999 – for South Gloucestershire
GDAS 01452726561-  for Gloucestershire
SIDAS 0800 69 49 999 – for Somerset

If you need someone to talk to:

Emotional Support

Bristol Womankind:
0345 458 2914

08457 909090  or  Freephone 116123

Bristol MindLine
0808 808 0330

Somerset and Avon Rape and sexual abuse support
0808 801 0456

Self Injury support
0117 2308230

Next Link's domestic abuse services cover Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

If you have been the victim of sexual assault, SAFE Link can help, wherever you live.

As well as domestic abuse support services we provide women's mental health support services through our sister organisation, Missing Link.

Click below to visit Next Link, Safe Link or Missing Link: