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Details of emergency or crisis services can be found below

FOR CONCERNS RELATING TO THE SAFETY OR WELFARE OF AN ADULT IN VULNERABLE CIRCUMSTANCES:

Bournemouth

www.bournemouth.gov.uk
Tel: 01202 454979
Out of hours: 01202 657279

Christchurch

adultaccess@dorsetcc.gov.uk
Tel: 01305 221016
Fax: 01305 264607
Out of hours - 01202 657279

FOR CONCERNS RELATING TO THE WELFARE OF A CHILD:

Bournemouth Duty & Assessment Team 01202 458102
Social Services Out of Hours Team 01202 657279 (Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset)
For a range of issues that are worrying you relating to parents and their families you can contact PARENTLINE 0808 800 2222.

FOR CONCERNS RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE:

National domestic violence 24 hour helpline: 0808 2000 247

Local Services

Bournemouth Women’s Refuge: 01202 547755
Poole Women’s Refuge: 01202 748488
Bournemouth Domestic Violence Outreach Project: 01202 547755
Poole Domestic Violence Outreach Project: 01202 710777
Butterfly Foundation: 01202 463016
Citizen Advice Bureau: 01202 290967
Rape Crisis: 01202 308855
Relate (Bournemouth & Poole): 01202 311231

National Services

National centre for Domestic Violence (free legal advice) 08709 220704
Men’s advice line (national helpline for male victims) 0808 8010327
Forced Marriages Unit - 0207 008151
Women’s Aid/Refuge 24hr Helpline - 0808 2000247
Support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Victims - Broken Rainbow - 0300 999 5428 or 08452 60 44 60
Mon 14.00-20.00; Wed 10.00-13.00; Thurs 14.00-20.00
Support for Male Victims - Respect - 0808 801 0327
Help for the Perpetrator - Respect - 0845 1228609
Support for Young People - thisisabuse.direct.gov.uk



National Helplines

Samaritans 116 123
NHS Helpline 111
Childline 0800 1111
Debt helpline 0808 808 4000
Victim Support: 0845 38 99 528

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