A small, intimate group for refugee and asylum seeker women to socialise and share skills with local people in a relaxed, homely environment. The group will be running from mid October 2019 – email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Bristol Against Violence and Abuse (BAVA) is a collection of people and organisations in Bristol working to end all types of violence and abuse against women and girls and to end domestic and sexual violence against men. The website provides information about different types of abuse and information about support services.
Changes Bristol is a mental health charity that provides weekly mutual peer support meetings for those in mental distress. Their services are free to access, with no referral required from a health professional, and are open ended so that people can access the service for as long as they would like.
During COVID-19, support groups are primarily taking place through online video, although some face-to-face groups are operating.
As well as groups open to all demographics, Changes operate dedicated support groups for Women, Men, LGBTQ+ people, and Women of Colour.
Forcesline is a free and confidential telephone helpline and email service that provides support for serving and ex-service men and women and reserves from the Armed Forces and for their families. As an independent charity, SSAFA is not part of the military chain of command.
Charity committed to ending inequality and improving the health and well-being of pregnant women, partners and young children – from conception through to the child’s early years. Maternity rights advice line available.
A listing guide for lesbian events, groups and organisations of interest to lesbians and within reach of Bristol UK. Missing Lesbians exists to give people information on events and groups of interest to the lesbian community in the South West and South Wales. They currently cover Bristol, Bath and Somerset, Devon, Cornwall, Gloucestershire and South Wales including Swansea and Cardiff.
Missing Link is a mental health and housing service for women in Bristol, they provide a range of housing and support to women that either have acute or long term mental health needs.
Mothers for Mothers is a group of mothers most of who have suffered depression or distress after the birth of one or more babies. They offer support information and most of all a listening ear for any worries or concerns you may have. They offer a telephone and text helpline service, support groups and counselling.
The Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge, is a national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.
Next Link is part of Missing Link Mental Health Services. We provide domestic abuse support services.
We provide support for anyone (women, men and children) who has been the victim of rape and sexual abuse across the whole Avon and Somerset area. We also provide women’s mental health and domestic abuse support services.
‘Self Injury, Self Help’ are a Bristol based community organisation, who run self-help support groups for people who self-injure. They create a safe space to talk, offer and receive support in an accepting environment.
This website is aimed at parents who, for whatever the circumstance, are raising children on their own. It provides information, expert advice, interactive learning, multi-media content, links to other support organisations and news for anyone parenting alone.
Confidential support for women and girls who have experienced sexual violence or abuse at any time in their lives. SARSAS provide information, emotional support, signposting advice, and specialist counselling and group work for women and girls aged 13+
The Willow Tree Centre is a free service which provides support to people who have pregnancy related concerns. Whether it is an abortion, stillbirth, miscarriage, unknown pregnancy or general sexual health concerns – the advisors offer help to all.
WWW is a group for gay women who meet to walk together and catch up with old and new friends in a relaxed environment. We look forward to meeting any gay women who would like to join us. Generally the walks are 6 – 8 miles in length and take place in the south west. The group welcomes gay women over 16 and well behaved and controlled dogs.
Womankind provides women in the Bristol area with free or affordable professional counselling, psychotherapy and on-going support. They specialise in depression, anxiety, acute crisis, domestic abuse and rape.
Women’s Aid is a national charity working to end domestic violence against women and children.
Self Injury Helpline – 0808 800 8088 (freephone from landlines and most mobile networks) Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 19:00-21:30 Run by Self Injury Support, the self injury helpline is for women of any age or background affected by self-injury, whether… Read more
There are some great opportunities coming up within the Autumn programme, for example: The weekly coaching walk, starting Thursday 27th September at 12.30pm. This is for any woman interested in visualising goals and learning some peer coaching skills. Also starting… Read more