How to get help
Support during the coronavirus pandemic
The government advice to stay at home because of the coronavirus pandemic does not apply if you need to leave your home to escape domestic abuse.
Please reach out if you need 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
Domestic Violence Assist
The UK's only registered charity arranging Non-Molestation Orders, Prohibited Steps Orders and Occupation Orders.
Phone: 0800 195 8699
Free Legal Advice Group for Domestic Violence (FLAG DV)
FLAG DV offer free legal advice from a family law solicitor about your personal situation.
Phone: 0800 731 0055
National Domestic Abuse 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
Men's advice line
Confidential helpline for men suffering domestic abuse from their current or former partner (including same-sex partners).
Phone: 0808 8010327
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
Providing support and help for women and children experiencing abuse.
Children and young people
A private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19.
Phone: 0800 1111
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
Website providing help, information and support for children and young people affected by domestic abuse.
An independent charity helping law enforcement to locate criminals and help solve crimes, running an anonymous 24/7 phone number
Phone: 0800 555 111
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
Thames Valley Police
101 (non emergency)
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