How to get help
Berkshire Women’s Aid (BWA)
Providing advice, support and refuge services to male and female victims of domestic abuse throughout Bracknell, Reading and Wokingham
Phone: 0118 950 4003
Citizens Advice (Bracknell)
Providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities
Phone: 03444 111306
National Domestic Violence Helpline (24 hours)
A national helpline service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.
Phone: 0808 2000 247
National Stalking Helpline
Providing guidance and information to anybody who is currently or who has been previously affected by harassment or stalking
Phone: 0808 802 0300
Confidential helpline for men suffering domestic abuse from their current or former partner (including same-sex partners).
Phone: 01823 334 244
Refuge Thames Valley ISVA Service
Supporting anyone living in the Thames Valley area who has experienced or is at risk of experiencing sexual assault or rape.
Phone: 0800 221 8186
Domestic Violence Assist
The UK's only registered charity arranging Non-Molestation Orders, Prohibited Steps Orders and Occupation Orders.
Phone: 0800 195 8699
Information and advice on what to do and how to get help if you've been the victim of crime in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire or Oxfordshire.
Phone: 0300 1234 148
Children and young people
A private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19.
Phone: 0800 1111
Website providing help, information and support for children and young people affected by domestic abuse.
Campaign to help young people understand what a healthy relationship is.
A website aimed at teens and young adults that explains what relationship abuse is and offers support.
Support for young people aged 8 to 25 years who live in the Thames Valley and have been hurt by crime.
Phone: 0800 133 7938
An independent charity helping law enforcement to locate criminals and help solve crimes, running an anonymous 24/7 phone number
Phone: 0800 555 111
Thames Valley Police
101 (non emergency)
National Probation Service
A statutory criminal justice service that supervises high-risk offenders released into the community.
Phone: 0300 047 6325
Thames Valley Community Rehabilitation Company
Helping offenders on Community Orders, Suspended Sentence Orders or on license from prison.
Covers Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.
Phone: 01869 328500
LGBT - lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
National LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) domestic abuse helpline providing confidential support to all members of the LGBT communities, their family, friends, and agencies supporting them
Phone: 0300 999 5428
Stonewall campaigns for the equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people across Britain.
Phone: 020 7593 1850
Forced marriage and honour based violence
Forced Marriage Unit
Operating a public helpline to provide advice and support to victims of forced marriage as well as to professionals dealing with cases.
Phone: 020 7008 0151
Running a dedicated helpline (Honour Network Helpline) for victims and professionals around forced marriage and honour based abuse.
Phone: 0800 599 9247
Bracknell Forest Council
Adult Social Care
Phone: 01344 351500
Children’s Social Care
Phone: 01344 352020
Community Mental Health Team
Phone: 01344 823333
Drug and Alcohol Action Team
Phone: 01344 312360
Emergency Duty Team - for welfare concerns for yourself or others
(after office hours)
Phone: 01344 786543
Youth Offending Service
Phone: 01344 354300
Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)
Bracknell Forest MASH is the single point of contact for all safeguarding concerns about children and young people living in Bracknell.
Phone: 01344 352005
Worried about your behaviour?
One-to-one sessions for domestic abuse perpetrators.
Phone: 078 2695 1498
A confidential and anonymous helpline for anyone concerned about their violence or abuse towards a partner or ex-partner.
Phone: 0800 802 4040