Other Services & Information
Healthier Together - advice for parents, young people and pregnant women
Change4Life - fun food & activity ideas to keep kids healthy
Domestic and Sexual Abuse
This is an IRIS practice - staff are trained about domestic abuse and specialist workers are available to support you.
You can talk to doctors, nurses and other staff working here if you are being hurt or controlled by your current or ex-partner, are afraid of someone at home or a member of your family.
You can also contact Next Link and ask to speak to the ‘IRIS Advocate Educator’ worker.
Next Link - domestic abuse support, including safe houses for women
Domestic and Sexual Abuse Organisations
Safe Link - sexual abuse support (for women, men or children)
- help after rape and sexual assault
- 24 hour help line, including self-referral for Forensic Medical Examination
Respect - a confidential and anonymous telephone and email service for anyone concerned about their violence and/or abuse towards a partner or ex-partner
Men's Advice Line - advice and support for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse
Cost Of Living
This website can offer some useful advice, support and help if you are struggling to pay for your energy bills:
The National Bereavement Service offers practical and emotional support to guide you through this difficult time.
They provide both emotional and legal assistance, including information on the statutory requirements following loss, such as the registration of death and probate.
Local Organisations & Initiatives
Wellaware - a resource site for local activities Tel. 0808 808 5252 (Freephone 9.30am - 4.30 pm, Mon-Fri)
A free telephone and online information database for everyone in Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset and Bath & North East Somerset, with information on around 5,000 health, wellbeing and community groups, organisations, activities and services, including personal health services, lunch clubs, social groups to help around the house, help with transport, advice, counselling or any other form of support, information for carers, support for particular disabilities, culturally specific services and more.