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If you’re experiencing domestic abuse, we can put you in touch with other support organisations that understand your specific needs. Below you’ll find a list of organisations who can assist you.
Call the UK police non-emergency number, 101, if you need support or advice from the police and it's not an emergency. If you have a hearing or speech impairment, use our textphone service on 18001 101.
Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service
A variety of support programmes for women and men over 16 years old experiencing domestic abuse.
Gloucestershire Take A Stand
Gloucestershire organisations, groups and communities joining together to take a stand against all types of violence and abuse.
Stroud Beresford Group – Stroud Women’s Refuge
A local independent charity that provides Gloucestershire’s women's refuge. They also provide a range of community-based services including outreach support, family/children’s support, 12 week courses and a range of workshops and training courses.
Providing domestic abuse support and guidance.
National Domestic Abuse Helpline
Free 24-hour helpline, guidance and support for victims.
National Centre for Domestic Violence
Provides a free service that lets anyone who has recently suffered from, or been threatened with, domestic abuse apply for an emergency court injunction.
Free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family and friends with 24-hour live chat and helpline available.
Women’s Aid Domestic Violence Helpline
Free 24-hour national helpline run by Women’s Aid and Refuge.
National Stalking Helpline
Guidance on the law, how to report stalking, gathering evidence, staying safe and reducing the risk.
Shelter Emergency Helpline
Advice for those struggling with bad housing or homelessness.
Confidential helpline providing emotional and practical support and advice for victims and survivors of forced marriage and/or honour-based violence.
Forced Marriage Unit
Contact the Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) if you’re trying to stop a forced marriage or you need help leaving a marriage you’ve been forced into.
FLOWS (Finding Legal Options for Women Survivors)
Legal support service to help protect women against domestic abuse.
Provides support to vulnerable women, particularly of South Asian origin, who have been disowned.
Men’s Advice Line
Confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse.
Advice and support for those who are finding it difficult to manage their behaviour, male victims of domestic abuse, and young people using violence and abuse in close relationships.
Confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence.
The Hourglass confidential helpline provides information and support to anyone concerned about harm, abuse or exploitation of an older person.