Domestic Abuse

If you are suffering from domestic abuse, you may find the following support services useful.  You can also talk to the College Counsellor, Chaplain or a member of staff in the Learner Services team.

National Domestic Violence Helpline
Tel: 0808 2000 247 (24 hour free-phone)
A national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.

National Centre for Domestic Violence
Tel: 0844 8044 999
A free, fast emergency injunction service for survivors of domestic violence regardless of their financial circumstances, gender or sexual orientation.

Men’s Advice Line
Tel: 0808 801 0327
Advice and support for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse.

Gloucester Domestic Violence Support and Advocacy Project
Tel: 01452 500 115 (24 hour crisis helpline)
GDVSA have 15 units of move on accommodation, 3 self-help groups, a BME worker, a women’s safety worker, IDVA Language line, plus Gurtarti Urdu and Bengali speakers.

Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service
Tel: 0845 602 9035
This outreach service offers practical, local support and can help you and your family with safety, legal advice, housing and moving on.

Gloucestershire Police
Tel: 101 (non-emergency from within Gloucestershire)
Tel: 01452 726829 (non-emergency from outside of Gloucestershire)

  • In an emergency dial 999

Victim Support
Tel: 0845 30 30 900
Help and support for victims of crime and their families

Amirah Foundation
Tel: 0121 572 0393
Support for Asian women

Refuge
Tel: 0808 2000 247 (free of charge, 24 hour service)
Advice, support and a safe haven for women and children suffering from domestic violence.

Relate
Relationship counselling services for men and women.