Skip to main content

23 Results

DeafHope is the only sign-language based service designed to help Deaf women and children who suffer domestic violence.  Deaf women are more at risk of domestic abuse than hearing women.  When sign language is the main way you communicate it can be very hard to…
Information, advice and support to victims and others who are concerned about or have witnessed abuse. A major point to remember – whether you are personally coping with abuse or whether you are concerned about the abuse of another – is that you are not…
Staff on the helpline can give you information on housing, legal, financial, council and other services related to domestic abuse. They can also arrange somewhere safe to stay if you are frightened to remain at home. BWA helpline advice is: Confidential – all conversations are…
Website providing Easy Read information and advice for people with learning disabilities, their families and carers. 
Building Communities Together are a team of officers from West Berkshire Council and Thames Valley Police. The team work with communities and individuals across West Berkshire, helping them to do more for themselves and to help each other. We help communities to become stronger and to be more…
Following information available on the Crisis website: Help with housing Call Shelter's free Housing Advice Helpline on 0808 800 4444. It is open from 8am-8pm on weekdays and 9am to 5pm on weekends. There is also a lot of information about housing on Shelter England's…
Deaf people can text the emergency services on 999, but only if phones are registered for the service in advance. Don’t wait until you need to call, it will be too late. How to register Write an SMS text which just says “register” and send it…
If domestic abuse is in progress, if you feel threatened, if you are in immediate danger, or it’s an emergency, call 999. Thames Valley Police are able to offer a wide range of support and action to victims of domestic abuse including:- arresting threatening or…
Support for victims of domestic abuse.  Refuge, resettlement, outreach and helpline offered. The West Berkshire Domestic Abuse Service provides the following services for women and men who are experiencing domestic abuse: Refuge placements Outreach one to one support (women and men) Independent Domestic Violence Advisor…
The helpline is run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for women experiencing domestic violence. All calls are confidential. Information and support Fully trained female workers and volunteers provide support, information and a listening ear. They can…
The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. The Mix organisation will help you take on any challenge you’re facing - from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. Talk 24 hours a day via online,…
Sources of help on: Safeguarding, rogue traders/scams, anti-social behaviour if you, or someone you care for, feels vulnerable Sources of help to make you feel safer in and around your home: Electrical safety, fire safety - home safety checks, gas & carbon monoxide safety
Sources of help from WBC if you, or someone you care for, feels vulnerable. Help yourself feel safer in and around your home.  
Everybody’s Business is a youth-led website that raises awareness about female genital mutilation (FGM); provides regular comment about UK and global actions to end the practice and most importantly provides space for young people to add their voice to the FGM campaign. Read more about…
If you have been the victim of a scam, please report this to either your financial services provider(s) or Action Fraud: Action Fraud is the UK's national fraud and internet crime reporting centre. If you have been scammed or conned, you should make contact.
Support Line (previously known as Get Connected) is the free helpline for young people, who know they need help but don't know where to find it.  Talk by phone, email and webchat any day of the year. The Helpline Volunteers are fully trained to support each…
Domestic violence affects men too - Talk it over! The Men's Advice Line is a confidential helpline for male victims of domestic violence and abuse offering emotional support, practical advice and information on a wide range of services. Calls welcomed from all men - in heterosexual…
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is the term used to describe procedures that involve the removal of part or all of the external female genitalia. These procedures are also referred to as 'cutting', 'female circumcision' and 'initiation'. FGM is a harmful "cultural" practice, but it is…
01344 786543       FAX 01344 786535 Email:  edt@bracknell-forest.gov.uk Use a different number for people experiencing mental distress Help and support for people with mental health problems.
Trust House Reading provides free and confidential specialist sexual violence support services to men, women and children living in Berkshire.  This support is available to survivors of historical or recent experiences of rape and sexual abuse and supporters of survivors including friends or family. Support services…
Feedback