For Supporting Loved Ones Affected by Domestic Violence and Abuse

A Guide If You Think Relatives, Neighbours, Friends or Colleagues might be in an abusive relationship

This  guide was created by Dr Alison Gregory in partnership with Bristol City Council and Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner, edited by SafeLives. Please note that if you follow this link there is no ‘quick exit’ button.

Women’s Aid Survivors’ Handbook on Supporting Someone Else

Advice from national charity Women’s Aid’s handbook for those supporting victims-survivors of domestic abuse and violence.

Behind Closed Door’s “Worried About Someone Else?” page

One of our three partner organisations created this page on how to offer reassurance, information, safety and support to someone you love who you think may be experiencing abuse.

Respect’s Advice to Loved Ones of Male Victims-Survivors

This page includes advice on supporting men who have been affected by domestic violence and abuse.

SafeLive’s Resource for Employers Supporting Staff Affected by Domestic Abuse

This resource provides practical guidance to employers on responding to colleagues who are experiencing domestic abuse which is affecting them in the workplace.