Next Link domestic abuse telephone help lines are open 8:30am – 5:30pm Monday to Friday and
9:30am – 1:00pm on Saturday 
0117 925 0680

Help is also available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on the National Domestic Violence Helpline – Freephone 0808 2000 247

Thanks to Cllr Rachel Hunt for the excellent donation of £1,434.02 from her Chair’s Charities Fund. It will help us to continue our work supporting victims and children who come into the South Gloucestershire services because they are fleeing from domestic abuse.

The Chair’s fund was established in May 1998 as a focus for collecting funds for locally-based charities.  Each year the new Chair of Council chooses which charities he or she wishes to support.  Any donations received during that year are presented to the charities at the annual council meeting. This [...]

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Would you like to join the largest provider of women-only services in Bristol bringing innovation, expertise, established partnerships and extensive experience? There are lots of exciting opportunities at Missing Link, Next Link and Safe Link to get involved in to support us. If you are interested in volunteering but don’t [...]

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As well as domestic abuse support services we provide women's mental health support services and independent 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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Monday, September 23rd, 2019 at 10:12pm
KBSP are delivering training - Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence – Awareness Raising and Safeguarding for practitioners. Wednesday 16th October - 13:30 – 16:30.
Saturday, September 21st, 2019 at 12:51am
A huge thank you to Eilah who has reached 50 hours volunteering with Missing Link! Congratulations and thank you from all the staff. #Volunteering #Thankyou NextLinkHousing photo
Friday, September 20th, 2019 at 5:05pm
If you’d like to chat online to one of our support workers from Next Link our live chat service is available Monday to Friday 1:00pm – 5:30pm, full details:
Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 at 11:05pm
Just 10 days to go until the opening of the Yoko Ono exhibition that Next Link and Safe Link are supporting! This week staff from Next Link are delivering awareness training to the museum staff who will be on site. Arising is an exhibit that addresses the abuse of women. NextLinkHousing photo
Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 at 3:05am
This afternoon our CEO Carol Metters, at Missing Link Housing, was interviewed by ITV to raise awareness about support services for children. #awareness #ITV
Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 at 11:35pm
Next Link enjoyed attending SUTDA Conference last week and meeting with Sue Penna the creator of the Recovery Toolkit. @SuePenna #sutda #sutda19 The event was covered in The Mirror: NextLinkHousing photo
Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 at 7:36pm
We were delighted to collaborate with @womensaid on their ‘Nowhere to Turn’ project. We would especially like to thank survivors who have accessed Next Link services for their contribution and incredibly powerful artwork. Full report available here NextLinkHousing photo
Friday, September 13th, 2019 at 5:20pm
Missing Link hold a weekly drop in every Monday between 2-3.30pm. Its free for any woman in Bristol with a housing related query. Find out more by ring 0117 925 1811 and speaking to our Missing Link duty line. #mentalhealth #housing
Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 at 5:30pm
Missing Link is raising awareness for World Suicide Prevention Day. Retweet this message to show your support. #WSPD #suicideprevention NextLinkHousing photo
Monday, September 9th, 2019 at 5:10pm
Come along to the peer support activity group, open to any woman in Bristol with a mental health issue who want to take part in Arts & Crafts activities - This Thursday 11-1. The group is free of charge and there is no sign up, just come along to 5 Queens square. NextLinkHousing photo
Friday, September 6th, 2019 at 10:08pm
We are pleased to be involved with the Recovery Fayre today in Bristol, come along and find out about our services. #recovery @RecFestBristol NextLinkHousing photo
Friday, September 6th, 2019 at 5:05pm
Staff&service users were consulted during the making of this video about applying for an injunction Remember, you don’t have to do this on your own! If you are a victim of domestic abuse, for help/advice about your legal options -call Next Link 01179250680
Thursday, September 5th, 2019 at 10:05pm
Yoko Ono collaborates with survivors from Next Link and Safe Link in her first solo show in Bristol! NextLinkHousing photo
Thursday, September 5th, 2019 at 8:30pm
Next Link and Safe Link are
delighted to be collaborators with the curator
and artist Jimmy Galvin and Bristol Museum in
this new work by Yoko Ono. September 28th - 31st December, Georgian House -
Thursday, September 5th, 2019 at 7:09pm
Thank you very much to Sheila from Waste & Surplus Food in Bristol who has just dropped off a large food donation. Here are staff from our Next Link team loading up who will be taking it on to service users now. #Thankyou #kaifoodcycle NextLinkHousing photo
Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 at 5:15pm
NEW volunteer role - Safe Link is recruiting for a volunteer to join their team. This Safe Link admin support role is an opportunity to help make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable women, men and children. Find out more - #volunteering
Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 at 8:00pm
A HUGE thank you from all the team to our amazing reception volunteer Jane who has just completed 100 hours of volunteering! Her support is very much appreciated. #Thankyou NextLinkHousing photo
Friday, August 30th, 2019 at 6:30pm
Safe Link telephone Helplines are open 8:30am – 5:30pm Monday to Friday. Call 0333 323 1543.