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Women's refuge

Phone 01249 714873.

You may not want to leave but are unsure about your options.  
You might just want to talk to another person about your situation.  
Experienced staff will be able to listen to you and provide information on choices available to you.
For male victims of abuse, we can put you in touch with appropriate accommodation-based and Outreach services.

A refuge is a safe house for women and children escaping domestic abuse. A place where women can be sure they are safe, and where they can access emotional and practical support from staff who understand what they have been through.

Refuge staff can assist in many areas:

Help in finding a safe new home
Budgeting and welfare benefits
Accessing health services
Finding nurseries and schools
Accessing local community and cultural services
Gaining legal advice, including accompanying women to appointments and court
Safety planning
Training, education and employment

Our Wiltshire Refuges and Places of Safety in Gloucestershire can provide support and safe accommodation.

Find out more:

GDASS (Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service) Web site

Domestic violence leaflet 

Refuge Support Service