Helplines and Emergency Contact Information

I regularly update this page with access information to help and support; remember that you can contact me any time – through this website, by emailing or calling 07849 037095

For specific help or support some important services and resources are listed below:

Somerset Integrated Domestic Abuse Service (SIDAS)

Tel 0800 69 49 999 – this is a single point of contact for confidential advice and support to any person concerned about domestic abuse in the Avon and Somerset area. Please leave a contact number and a safe time to call you, if your call is not answered

Somerset Survivors


National Domestic Violence Helpline

Tel: 0808 2000 247


– ending domestic abuse


– preventing harmful sexual behaviours


Please visit this page for more options for support around sexual addiction, inappropriate sexual behaviours, and for those accused of, charged with or concerned about sexual offenses: 

Men’s Advice Line and Enquires (MALE)

supported advice and support for men in abusive relationships

Tel: 0808 801 0327

Broken Rainbow

helpline offering support for LGBT people experiencing domestic abuse

Tel: 0300 999 5428

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation

 – Preventing child sexual abuse

Elder Abuse

Tel: 0808 808 8141 confidential freephone helpline

The Hideout


Forced Marriage Unit -Tel: 0207 088 0151

We Are With You
Supports people with drug, alcohol or mental health problems, and their friends and family.

Alcoholic Addiction Support: 
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

0800 9177 650 (email helpline)
Help and support for anyone with alcohol problems. 

Alcohol Change UK
Information and support options for people worried about how much alcohol they are drinking, in both English and Welsh.

Drug Addiction Support:

0300 123 6600
Confidential advice and information about drugs, their effects and the law. 

Club Drug Clinic

020 3317 3000
Information and support for people worried about their use of recreational drugs. The clinic offers help in the London boroughs of Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham and Westminster.

Cocaine Anonymous UK

0800 612 0225
Help and support for anyone who wants to stop using cocaine.

DAN 24/7

0808 808 2234
81066 (text DAN)
A bilingual English and Welsh helpline for anyone in Wales in need of further information or help relating to drugs or alcohol. Also known as the Wales Drug & Alcohol Helpline. 

Marijuana Anonymous

0300 124 0373
Help for anyone worried about cannabis use.

Narcotics Anonymous

0300 999 1212
Support for anyone who wants to stop using drugs.

Information and support for friends and family of people with drug or alcohol problems.


0300 888 3853
Provides support to anyone affected by someone else's harmful use of drugs, alcohol or gambling.

Families Anonymous

0207 4984 680
Support for friends and family of people with drug problems. 

Gambling Support: 

Support for those struggling with gambling addiction, and for the friends and family of those who do:

Gambling Addiction: 

Gamblers Anonymous