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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…
What is Al-Anon? Someone else's drinking can affect your life - be it a relative or friend, male or female. Al-Anon Family Groups hold regular meetings where members share  their own experience of living with alcoholism. Al-Anon does not offer advice or counselling, but members…
Information about AA meetings in the Thames Valley area, who to call or email for help if you think you might have a problem with alcohol and general information about Alchoholics Anonymous. Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience,…
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…
Our helpline (0118 950 4003) is open between 10am and 5pm on weekdays, and 24-hour help is also available in emergencies using the same number. The helpline provides callers with an opportunity to talk about your options and a chance to be listened to. Callers…
Website providing Easy Read information and advice for people with learning disabilities, their families and carers. 
CRI is a social care and health charity working with individuals, families and communities across England and Wales that are affected by drugs, alcohol, crime, homelessness, domestic abuse and antisocial behaviour. Our projects, delivered in communities and prisons, encourage and empower people to regain control…
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 (https://england.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/how_we_can_help/housing_advice_helpline). There is also a lot of information about housing on Shelter…
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…
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