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Resources: Domestic Abuse
Galop are a LGBT+ anti-abuse charity, providing support to LGBT+ people who have experienced abuse and violence. They provide helplines, advocacy, online support communities, and dedicated services for LGBT+ children and young people.
The Men’s Advice Line is a helpline for male victims of domestic abuse, offering non-judgemental emotional support, practical advice, and information by telephone and email.
Missing Link is a mental health and housing service for women in Bristol, providing support to women who are homeless, at risk of homelessness due to mental health issues, or victims of domestic abuse.
The National Domestic Abuse Helpline is a freephone 24 hour helpline for women experiencing domestic abuse. The line is staffed by trained female volunteers.
Next Link is part of Missing Link Mental Health Services, providing specific support services for women who are experiencing domestic abuse. Services include safe houses, crisis response, outreach, and helplines.
The Respect Phoneline is a confidential and anonymous helpline for perpetrators of domestic abuse – of any gender – who want help to stop their abusive behaviours.
Victim Support offer free, independent, and confidential advice and support to anyone who has been affected by crime, including a 24-hour helpline, and advocacy for victims of domestic abuse.
Women’s Aid is a national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. They have a live chat and email service for survivors, as well as information and a directory of services.