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Safe Link telephone help lines are open 8:30am – 5:30pm Monday to Friday. Call 0333 323 1543

Have you been
a victim of sexual assault
or rape?

Our SAFE worker can support you
and it is a free and confidential service.

Rape and sexual assault
happen far more often
than statistics indicate.

And it happens in all communities
and cultures.

It is irrelevant what you were wearing,
how much you had to drink or whether you were
in your own home or out for the evening
– you did not ask to be raped or sexually assaulted.

The blame is entirely
the perpetrators.

You do NOT

to the police

have to report

to access our services

To talk in confidence call

0333 323 1543

We’re so proud of Rachel Bloomer, who won ‘Outstanding Achievement by an ISVA Supporting Adults’ at the @LimeCulture Limelight awards! She is pictured receiving her award and with Sir Keir Starmer MP, QC.

Rachel is our specialist Learning Disability ISVA. The ‘Outstanding Achievement by an ISVA Supporting Adults’ category looks to celebrate excellent practice carried out by UK-based individual ISVAs. This LimeLight Award celebrates the achievements of an [...]

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We provide support for anyone (women, men, children) who has been the victim of rape and sexual abuse across the whole of Avon and Somerset area. 

You do NOT have to report to the police to access our services.

We also provide women’s mental health and domestic abuse support services.

Click below for links to our sister organisations:

Thursday, April 18th, 2019 at 8:15pm
We are out delivering the many Easter Eggs we had donated to the Next Link Service. Thank you so much for the generosity. Happy Easter everyone #donation #thankyou #HappyEasterWeekend https://t.co/rKeLlPCqpY NextLinkHousing photo
Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 at 10:45pm
Some fantastic feedback from our last session at one of the Freedom Programme’s yesterday @freedomprogramm #Freedom https://t.co/jx9OTxFo1j NextLinkHousing photo
Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 at 9:46pm
You are warmly invited to our partnership Information Sharing Event on 14th May 2-4 pm. Please pop in & find out more about Mental Health services, Housing services, Children’s services, Floating Support, Outreach, Domestic Violence, Crisis & many more #sharing #workingtogether https://t.co/xLl0oKiRC9 NextLinkHousing photo
Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 at 12:14am
Today we took 3 families to the woods for a forest school adventure. The families took part in a big hunt, story telling, camp fire making and had a lovely walk in the woods. A great Easter day out!! https://t.co/z9uKrOYmp4 NextLinkHousing photo
Friday, April 12th, 2019 at 10:26pm
We are proud to continue to be a living wage employer! Paying a real living wage for the real cost of living. https://t.co/oh31D3XLwk NextLinkHousing photo
Monday, April 8th, 2019 at 5:03pm
Thank you so much to all those who donated! There are going to be some very smiley faces on Easter weekend 🙂 https://t.co/1LX6iawvPh
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CityofBristolCollege @CoBCollege
A huge thank you to all who donated Easter Eggs that will now be given to families and children in refuges & supported by domestic violence charities over Easter. @NextLinkHousing @MehalaOsborne We collected 57 Easter eggs and treats in total from across the college! Fantastic! https://t.co/58jdwMcxVg