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More About The Organisation
We provide safe temporary accommodation for those aged 16+, who are single and with children facing domestic abuse. We have 4 safe houses in Bristol, one of which is dedicated to black or ethnic minorities. We also offer a dedicated child service for children aged 0-16 years. We have a crisis service which help women stay at home by securing windows and doors and getting injunctions. They will also help find someone safe housing. We have a resettlement service which works with women and children who have moved or are still in violent situations.
Are you open during term time?
Are you open during school holidays?
How do people access your service?
We take referrals by phone and aim to move a family into a safehome the same day if it's possible. Crisis service will try to see someone the same day.
If referral then by whom? For example, Social Worker, School, Doctor, Self-referral?
Self referral, Social Services, police, GP, solicitors, health visitor, housing departments, voluntary agencies.
Do you have a waiting list?
Only for the resettlement service at times.
Are there any costs to the user for your service?
Safehouse service users will need to pay rent. If entitled Housing Benefit they will still need to pay a small self-payment.
Do you welcome people using your service from the Bristol area?
If Yes, do you welcome people from all areas of Bristol using your service?
Do you welcome people using your service from the South Gloucestershire area?
If Yes, do you welcome people from all areas of South Gloucestershire using your service?
Who can use your service
Who can use your service?