Domestic Abuse Hub

Domestic abuse is when one person, within an intimate or family relationship, uses threatening behaviour or violence to control another against their wishes.

Domestic abuse support

Advice and support for people experiencing or worried that someone they know is living with domestic abuse in North Somerset

Domestic abuse support for young people

Advice and support for parents and carers concerned that a child may be affected by domestic abuse

Information for professionals

Includes information and referral forms for practitioners supporting anyone affected by domestic abuse

Information for employers

Information for employers supporting someone affected by domestic abuse

Domestic abuse resources

Download our domestic abuse resources including posters, handbooks and leaflets

Worried you’re hurting someone you love?

Get advice for what you should do if you think you may be hurting someone you love


Domestic abuse news

Employers across South West urged to tackle domestic abuse

As part of the international 16 days of action movement which launched on 25 November, Public Health England (PHE) South West is calling on employers across the region to play their part in tackling domestic and sexual abuse and violence.

Domestic abuse is everybody’s business

Many thousands of people across North Somerset live with domestic abuse but most of those affected by it are isolated by their abuser and don’t feel that they can ask for help.

16 Days of Action to tackle Domestic Abuse

The United Nations Day of Action to eliminate violence against women was launched on Sunday 25th November in Weston-super-Mare by a partnership of Soroptimists, Citizens Advice North Somerset and the Friends of Grove Park.