Living and feeling better can start with a simple step-connecting. Health Connections Mendip is provided by your Mendip GP practices to improve your health and wellbeing.
Are you concerned about your behaviour in your relationships with women?
Men are often worried about the impact of their abusive behaviour on their female partner or ex-partners, but it can be very difficult to get help to stop behaving this way. Reprovide is a two year research programme, led by Bristol University into the effectiveness of group work approaches to supporting perpetrators of domestic abuse to change their behaviour. Barnardo’s will be delivering groups with perpetrators across Somerset.
Charity helpline and advice service for older people and their families who may be affected by abuse. 24/7 phoneline.
Mankind Initiative is a charity supporting male victims of domestic abuse; their confidential helpline is available from 10 to 4 on Weekdays.
Paladin has a team of Caseworkers that will ensure that high risk victims of stalking are supported and that a coordinated community response is developed locally to keep victims and their children safe.
Their phone line is open 9am to 3pm weekdays except for Wednesdays when it is open 10am to 5pm. If you are unable to call within these hours please email email@example.com or visit our social media accounts on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook for more up to date information on interactive question and answer sessions and live chats.
Provides support to people who have experienced rape or any kind of sexual assault or abuse at any time in their lives. Services are online or via email or telephone. Helpline numbers are open at the following times: Monday & Friday : 11pm – 2pm, Tues, Weds, Thurs: 12pm – 2pm and 6pm – 8pm
To talk to someone about domestic abuse contact the helpline on 0800 69 49 999. Opening Hours are 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm Saturday/Sunday. Outside of these hours the line is automatically redirected to the National 24hr Domestic Abuse helpline. If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please always call the Police on 999.
The Somerset Phoenix Project is here to support you in whatever way possible if you find that your child has been sexually abused. Get in contact to see how we can support you.
If your situation is an emergency or an escalating emergency please contact the relevant statutory services in your area such as social care and/or the police.
SARI has over 25 years of experience in helping victims of hate crime. Most SARI staff have direct experience of dealing with hate motivated behaviour, and all staff have a clear understanding of it and commitment to stopping it. Staff are trained and experienced, and will work to the best of their ability to get the right outcome.
SARI welcomes referrals either directly from the person suffering hate crime or by a third party. You can make a submission online or download a referral form to return to us by post. Alternatively, you can also call us to make a referral over the phone.
The Nelson Trust Support people with multiple and complex needs whose lives have been impacted by addiction or are in contact with the criminal justice system.
They accept referrals from any professional or women may refer themselves. Every woman is offered a detailed individual assessment of their needs across “pathways” such as mental health, family and relationships, addiction issues, domestic abuse. Each client has their own Keyworker who works with them to co-create a support plan to address their needs.