Useful links and helplines 2017-06-30T15:54:34+00:00

Links

The following links may be helpful to you.

National Women’s Aid
0808 2000 247
helpline@womensaid.org.uk
Provide free, confidential telephone advice and support to women experiencing domestic abuse.

Refuge
0808 2000 247
Provide free, confidential telephone advice and support to women experiencing domestic abuse

Safe Link
0333 323 1543
Supporting women, men and children who have experienced sexual violence and abuse

Bristol wellbeing Therapies
Tel: 01179823209

Bristol City Council 
0117 922 2000

Bristol Emergency Duty team
01454 615 165
Emergency social work service for personal, family or accommodation concerns that have reached crisis point.

Womankind
0845 458 2914
Provide free, confidential telephone advice and support to women experiencing domestic abuse in Bristol..

Men’s Advice Line
0808 801 0327
Confidential helpline for men experiencing domestic violence

Victim Support
0808 1689 111

South Gloucestershire Council 
01454 868 009

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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Helplines

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.

You can also contact The Lighthouse via 101


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 in Bristol:
0117 925 0680

Next Link Domestic Abuse Services in South Gloucestershire:
0800 4700 280

Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline:
0808 2000 247

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


If you need someone to talk to:

Emotional Support

Womankind:
0345 458 2914

Samaritans:
08457 909 090  or  Freephone 116123

Mind Line
0808 808 0330

Somerset and Avon Rape and sexual abuse support
0808 801 0456

Self Injury support
0117 2308230

Victim Support
0808 1689 111

Action on Elder Abuse
0808 8088 141

Childline
0800 1111