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, via Facebook or by emailing amandaburbidge-counselling@outlook,com 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

SafeLives – ending domestic abuse

StopSO – preventing harmful sexual behaviours

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