Do you want to talk to someone about domestic abuse?
Call the Somerset Domestic Abuse Free Fone Support (DAFFS) number on
0800 69 49 999 now,
(answered locally Monday to Friday 8am to 7pm and Saturday 9am to 1pm, at all other times is answered by the National Domestic Abuse Helpline)
Welcome to the Somerset Survivors website, which has information and advice for anyone affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence in Somerset.
We have organised our website into a small number of sections.
Please select an area you wish to view by clicking on any of the images below, or alternatively use the site navigation menu provided on the left hand side of this page.
The Fourth (& latest) edition of Somerset's new domestic abuse newsletter, can be found below!
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Free Training in Somerset
You can learn more about how to recognise the signs of domestic abuse, and what support can be provided to someone experiencing domestic abuse, with the Safer Somerset Partnership's range of courses, - for all agencies/professionals working in Somerset.
Take a look at our training programme here
Do You Know How You Can Access Somerset's Specialist Domestic Abuse Services?
For Yourself, a Friend or Relative
If you are experiencing domestic abuse yourself, or are a friend or relative of someone who is, and would like advice
please telephone the confidential Somerset Domestic Abuse FreeFone Support Line on 0800 69 49 999
(Available 24hours a day, 365 days per year. Is answered locally in Somerset, 8am-7pm Mon-Fri, and 9-1pm Saturday. At all other times, is answered by the confidential National Domestic Violence Helpline run by Refuge and Women's Aid).
For Your Clients
If you are a professional working in Somerset, and have a client who is experiencing domestic abuse then please consider referring them to one of our local specialist services!
Please read this flowchart pathway below, for information on how to access either the specialist outreach or accommodation services