What to do if you’re worried about someoneSteph Butcher2018-01-29T12:23:55+00:00
It can be upsetting if a person you care about is being abused and it may be difficult to know what to do. There are steps you can take to help your friend or family member.
If you believe a person is in IMMEDIATE danger, please call the police on 999.
Alternatively, you can call 101 for non-emergencies
What else can you do?
Try and persuade the person who have concerns about to make contact wit hte police and support them to make a complaint.
They can also contact independent agencies such as:
National Domestic Violence Helplinw
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Call the police
On 999 if it is an emergency
Call the police on 101 to report any of this abuse or to seek advice about any of the types of abuse on this website
Call Children’s helpdesk if you have concerns that a person under 18 is being abused 01452 426565
GDASS (Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service)
Call GDASS for help, support, advice or information about domestic abuse or to talk through your situation if you think you might be in an unhealthy relationship
GDASS can also offer advice and support to professionals, friends and family members of victims. 0845 602 9035
Hope House SARC (Sexual Assault Referral Centre)
Call Hope House SARC if you are a victim of sexual violence for help, support, advice and information.
Monday – Friday on: 01452 754390
Out of hours, please call: 101
GRASAC (Gloucestershire Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre)
Call GRASAC for emotional support if you have experienced sexual violence or are a friend/family member of a victim who has. 01452 526770
National Domestic Violence Helpline
Call the 24 hour helpline for advice and support if you think you are suffering domestic abuse 0808 2000 247
National Stalking Helpline
For advice and information if you think you might be being stalked/harrassed. 0808 802 0300