Do you want to talk to someone about domestic abuse?
Contact the Somerset Domestic Abuse Support helpline: 0800 69 49 999

Or email the Somerset Integrated Domestic Abuse Service
General Enquiries:

Opening Hours - 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm Saturday/Sunday. 

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please always call the Police on 999.


National Agencies

National Agencies which can offer support and advice regarding domestic abuse and sexual violence, together with those which can help with related issues.
  • Action on Elder Abuse

    Action on Elder Abuse works to protect and prevent the abuse of vulnerable, older adults. The charity provides a free phone helpline, which is open, every weekday from 9am to 5pm, and can provide information on the nature of elder abuse and indicate what action might be taken in response to abuse or to prevent it.
  • Childline

    ChildLine is the free and confidential 24-hour helpline for children and young people in the UK. Children and young people can call the helpline about any problem, at any time - day or night.
  • Counselling Directory

    Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events. To ensure the professionalism of our website, all counsellors have provided details of qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body.
  • Disrespect Nobody

    The UK Government's campaign aimed at preventing abusive behaviours within relationships.
  • Female Genital Mutilation

    There is a national helpline to provide information and support to anyone worried that a child is at risk of FGM
  • Forced Marriage Unit

    The FMU offers support and advice to victims of forced marriages as well as to professionals dealing with cases
  • Home Office Violence against Women & Girls

    What the government is doing to tackle violence against women and girls
  • Honour Network Helpline (Victims of Honour based Abuse)

    Karma Nirvana is a UK registered Charity that supports victims and survivors of Forced Marriage and Honour Based Abuse.
  • Human trafficking

    Though slavery or human trafficking was abolished in the UK more than 200 years ago, exploitation continues. We are committed to supporting victims - both men and women - of modern slavery
  • Love Don't Feel Bad

    An online guide to healthy behaviour in intimate relationships
  • Mankind Initiative

    Mankind are a national charity offering a confidential telephone helpline for male victims/survivors of domestic abuse.
  • Men’s Advice Line

    The Men’s Advice Line is a confidential national helpline for all men experiencing domestic violence by a current or ex-partner. This includes all men – in heterosexual or same-sex relationships.
  • National Centre for Domestic Violence

    The National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV) provides a free, fast emergency injunction service to survivors of domestic violence regardless of their financial circumstances, race, gender or sexual orientation.
  • National Domestic Abuse Helpline

    Women's Aid (the national charity working to end domestic violence against women and children), in partnership with Refuge, provides a free phone 24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline.
  • National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline

    This is a UK-wide service offering specialist support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) victims and survivors of domestic violence and abuse.
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