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Local and National Services

Details of emergency or crisis services can be found below

FOR CONCERNS RELATING TO THE SAFETY OR WELFARE OF A VULNERABLE ADULT OR CHILD:

Mental Health Urgent Care services for West Dorset 01305 361269

Dorset first point 0845 3106843

West Dorset local offices for Adult and Children’s services:

Weymouth and Portland- 01305 760139
Bridport- 01308 422234
Dorchester- 01305 251414
North Dorset- 01258 472652
Sherborne 01935 814104

FOR CONCERNS RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE:

Dorset-Refuges and Women’s Domestic violence outreach service can both be accessed on 0800 0325204


National Helplines relating to Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Helpline – 08082 000247
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

Dorset First Point - Drop In

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