Support organisations

National Domestic Violence Helpline Freephone 0808 2000247 (24hr)
Free 24 hour confidential helpline for women experiencing domestic violence and abuse, and their friends, family and work colleagues.

The Samaritans Freephone 116 123 (24hr)
Telephone helpline for people to talk at any time, about whatever they are going through or whatever is worrying them.

Victim Support Freephone 0808 1689111 (24hr)
Independent charity providing free and confidential support to help people affected and impacted by crime.

Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS) 0808 801 0456 or
Women and girls helpline: Monday and Friday 11am-2pm.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 6pm–8.30pm.

RESPECT Men’s Advice Line Freephone 0808 801 0327 (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm)
An advice and support line for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse.

ManKind Initiative 01823 334244 (Weekdays 10am-4pm)
A confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence

The HideOut 
A website that helps young people understand domestic abuse, and how to take positive action if it’s happening to you.

OTR: Off the Record 
A mental health social movement by and for young people aged 11-25 living in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. Access through the website or go along to one of the regular Hubs (drop-ins).

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