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Support Information and Contact Details

Some visitors might find the content of this exhibition upsetting. If you are affected by any of these issues, there are organisations that can help. Contact:

Refuge's National Domestic Abuse Helpline - 0808 2000 247

Their helpline offers advice and support to women experiencing domestic violence.

Refuge also provide safe, emergency accommodation through a network of refuges throughout the UK, including culturally-specific services for women from minority ethnic communities and cultures.

Locally, support and advice are available from:

The Nelson’s Trust - 01453 885633

A world where both the causes and consequences of multiple disadvantages are understood, effectively tackled, and ultimately eliminated.

General enquires
01452 397690

Gloucester Woman’s centre

Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service (GDASS) - 01452 726 570

Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service (GDASS) is a county-wide service designed to reduce the level of domestic abuse and improve the safety of victims and their families.

01452 726 570 (9-5)

0808 2000 247 (24/7)

Gloucestershire Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (GRASAC) - 0808 500 2222

Gloucestershire Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre offer both practical and emotional support, for anyone who has been affected by rape, sexual abuse and childhood sexual abuse.
0808 500 2222
24/7 helpline for
01452 305421

Other Support Contacts and Websites:

The National Domestic Abuse Helpline - 0808 2000 247

The National Domestic Abuse Helpline is a freephone 24 hour helpline which provides advice and support to women and can refer them to emergency accommodation. The National Domestic Abuse Helpline is run by Refuge.
There are translation facilities if your first language is not English. The Helpline also offers BT Type talk for callers with hearing difficulties. The Helpline worker contacts the Type talk operator so that the caller can communicate through them.

0808 2000 247

Refuge - 0808 2000 247

Their helpline offers advice and support to women experiencing domestic violence.
Refuge also provide safe, emergency accommodation through a network of refuges throughout the UK, including culturally-specific services for women from minority ethnic communities and cultures.
Their website also includes some information for men who are either being abused or who are abusers.

0808 2000 247

Women's Aid

The Women’s Aid website provides a wide range of resources to help women and young people.
This includes The Survivor’s Handbook which provides a range of information including legal and housing advice, tips on how to create a safety plan and advice for people with specialist housing needs. It’s available in 11 languages and in audio.
They also run a website to support to children and teenagers who may be living in a home affected by domestic violence, or who may be in a violent relationship themselves.


Rights of Women - 020 7251 6575

Rights of Women offers confidential legal advice on domestic and sexual violence. You can find out more about what they do and when they’re open on their website.

020 7251 6575

Finding Legal Options for Women Survivors (FLOWS) - 0203 745 7707 (9am - 5pm)

FLOWS gives legal advice to women who are affected by domestic abuse – they also give advice to front line workers.

9am – 5pm on 0203 745 7707

Southall Black Sisters - 020 8571 0800

Southall Black Sisters provide advice for Black (Asian and African-Caribbean) women with issues including domestic abuse, forced marriage, immigration and homelessness.

020 8571 0800

Organisations for men:

Respect - Men's Advice Line - 0808 801 0327

The Men’s Advice Line is a confidential helpline for all men experiencing domestic violence by a current or ex-partner. They provide emotional support and practical advice, and can give you details of specialist services that can give you advice on legal, housing, child contact, mental health and other issues.

0808 801 0327

ManKind Initiative - 01823 334 244

The ManKind Initiative is a charity offering information and support to men who are victims of domestic abuse or violence. This can include information and support on reporting incidents, police procedures, housing, benefits and injunctions. They can refer you to a refuge, local authority or other another support service if you need it.

01823 334 244


This is a helpline for men who have been victims of rape or sexual abuse. They may be able to arrange counselling or a support group if you live in the London area, or provide details of an appropriate service if you don’t.

Live chat available on website
Mon – Sun 12pm-8pm

Organisations for women and men:


A social enterprise committed to supporting parents, carers and guardians impacted by Child to Parent Abuse – here to listen to you, believe you, and empower you.

Silent solutions
How does it work?
If you need urgent police help but cannot speak, you should:
1. Dial 999
2. Listen to the questions from the operator
3. Respond by coughing or tapping your device, if you can
4. If prompted, press 55 to let the operator know it’s a genuine emergency and you’ll be put through to police

Samaritans - 116 123

Call any time, day or night

Every ten seconds, we respond to a call for help. No judgement. No pressure. We’re here for anyone who needs someone.
Whatever you’re going through, you can call us any time, from any phone for FREE.

Write a letter
Online chat
Book a face to face chat
116 123

Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) - 0300 421 8400

Sexual Assault Referral Centre
Hope House SARC offers immediate emotional and practical support; as well as medical care, to anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted.

+44300 421 8400
Local service, next to hospital.

STREET - 01452 228802

A county wide service providing specialist support for young people, aged 13-19, who are affected by domestic and teenage relationship abuse and/or displaying harmful behaviours in their close relationships.

STREET offer 121 and group support and have a dedicated Young Persons Violence Advisor (YPVA) for young people experiencing higher risk abuse (aged 13-15 only).

01452 228802

Safeguarding - 0303 003 1111

Recent or non-recent, if it relates to safeguarding or even if you’re not sure – call Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm, on 0303 003 1111.

In an emergency, especially if someone is in immediate danger of harm, you should always call 999.

101 is also available if not in immediate danger.
0808 800 5000
To report a safeguarding concern.

RCJ Advice Family Service - 0203 475 4373 Monday - Wednesday and Friday 2pm - 4pm

RCJ Advice Family Service can give legal advice to people who are affected by domestic abuse or need family law help – find out more on the RCJ Advice website.
0203 475 4373 Monday – Wednesday and Friday 2pm – 4pm

Rape Crisis - 0808 500 2222

Rape Crisis (England and Wales) is an umbrella organisation for Rape Crisis Centres across England and Wales. The website has contact details for centres and gives basic information about rape and sexual violence for survivors, friends, family, students and professionals. Rape Crisis (England and Wales) also runs a freephone helpline.


Honour Network Helpline - 0800 5999 247

The Honour Network Helpline is a national helpline run by Karma Nirvana, a national charity which advises victims and survivors of forced marriage and honour-based abuse.

0800 5999 247

Hourglass - 0808 808 8141

Hourglass gives confidential advice and information to older people who are victims of violence or abuse. A relative or friend of the person being abused can also contact the helpline on behalf of the older person. The helpline can be used in the case of older people who live at home, in a care home or who are in hospital.

Helpline 0808 808 8141
Free text – 07860052906

National Stalking Helpline - 0808 802 0300

The National Stalking Helpline can provide advice on how to deal with any type of stalking behaviour. This includes advice on how to report the behaviour to the police, and what you can expect if you report something.

0808 802 0300
Advice for victims

Respect Phoneline - 08081689111 and live chat available

Respect Phoneline offers information and advice to partners, friends and family who want to stop someone’s violent behaviour.

0808 168 9111 and live chat available

Organisations for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people:

National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline - 0800 999 5428

National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline
Galop provides support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people experiencing domestic violence.

0800 999 5428

Organisations for disabled people:

SignHealth - Domestic Abuse Service - 020 3947 2600

SignHealth provides a specialist domestic abuse service to help Deaf people find safety and security. You can find out how to contact them on their website.

Text 07860 033214

Call 020 3947 2600

Respond - 020 7383 0700

Respond work with children and adults with learning disabilities who’ve either experienced abuse or abused other people.

020 7383 0700

This project has been made possible through the generous support of
the Knife Angel Legacy Fund, Canon and Kings Walk Shopping Centre