Thanks to Cllr Rachel Hunt for the excellent donation of £1,434.02 from her Chair’s Charities Fund. It will help us to continue our work supporting victims and children who come into the South Gloucestershire services because they are fleeing from domestic abuse.

The Chair’s fund was established in May 1998 as a focus for collecting funds for locally-based charities.  Each year the new Chair of Council chooses which charities he or she wishes to support.  Any donations received during that year are presented to the charities at the annual council meeting. This [...]

We’re celebrating volunteering week! Find out how to volunteer for us…

Would you like to join the largest provider of women-only services in Bristol bringing innovation, expertise, established partnerships and extensive experience? There are lots of exciting opportunities at Missing Link, Next Link and Safe Link to get involved in to support us. If you are interested in volunteering but don’t [...]

#MakeYourselfHeard

Make Yourself Heard What to do if you need urgent police help through the 999 service, but can’t speak If you’re in an emergency situation and need police help, but can’t speak, Make Yourself Heard and let the 999 operator know your call is genuine. WHEN YOU CALL 999 All 999 calls are directed to call centres and will be answered by BT operators. They will ask which service you need. If no service is requested but anything suspicious is heard throughout the process, BT operators will connect you to a police call handler. IF YOU [...]

We’re so proud of Rachel Bloomer, who won ‘Outstanding Achievement by an ISVA Supporting Adults’ at the @LimeCulture Limelight awards! She is pictured receiving her award and with Sir Keir Starmer MP, QC.

Rachel is our specialist Learning Disability ISVA at Safe Link. The ‘Outstanding Achievement by an ISVA Supporting Adults’ category looks to celebrate excellent practice carried out by UK-based individual ISVAs. This LimeLight Award celebrates the achievements of an individual ISVA supporting adults who have demonstrated commitment, passion and exceptional encouragement and support for their adult clients. The LimeLight Awards were introduced by LimeCulture CIC in 2016 with the aim of acknowledging the outstanding contributions and achievements of individual ISVAs, ISVA Teams and ISVA Managers.

BBC Three’s short film for Children in Need shows the story of one young vulnerable homeless woman that found Next Link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vk7dAHzHm9w 49 Days On The Streets: From The Day I Became Homeless Homeless at 18, and not a top priority for social services because of her age, Imogen has to resort to sleeping on mates' sofas, on the streets, or in emergency accommodation. Over 49 days of being homeless, she documents the toll it takes on her mental health.

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Friday, September 13th, 2019 at 5:20pm
Missing Link hold a weekly drop in every Monday between 2-3.30pm. Its free for any woman in Bristol with a housing related query. Find out more by ring 0117 925 1811 and speaking to our Missing Link duty line. #mentalhealth #housing https://t.co/gjZVTOIXq5
Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 at 5:30pm
Missing Link is raising awareness for World Suicide Prevention Day. Retweet this message to show your support. https://t.co/SOwgGZ2136 #WSPD #suicideprevention https://t.co/cPKmEinpKm NextLinkHousing photo
Monday, September 9th, 2019 at 5:10pm
Come along to the peer support activity group, open to any woman in Bristol with a mental health issue who want to take part in Arts & Crafts activities - This Thursday 11-1. The group is free of charge and there is no sign up, just come along to 5 Queens square. https://t.co/WM51H7l7kV NextLinkHousing photo
Friday, September 6th, 2019 at 10:08pm
We are pleased to be involved with the Recovery Fayre today in Bristol, come along and find out about our services. #recovery @RecFestBristol https://t.co/RJtsfy5DmT NextLinkHousing photo
Friday, September 6th, 2019 at 5:05pm
Staff&service users were consulted during the making of this video about applying for an injunction https://t.co/tuBQe3R5nX Remember, you don’t have to do this on your own! If you are a victim of domestic abuse, for help/advice about your legal options -call Next Link 01179250680
Thursday, September 5th, 2019 at 10:05pm
Yoko Ono collaborates with survivors from Next Link and Safe Link in her first solo show in Bristol! https://t.co/1lZ6mpTkJg NextLinkHousing photo
Thursday, September 5th, 2019 at 8:30pm
Next Link and Safe Link are
delighted to be collaborators with the curator
and artist Jimmy Galvin and Bristol Museum in
this new work by Yoko Ono. September 28th - 31st December, Georgian House - https://t.co/dRrFEgXEfw
Thursday, September 5th, 2019 at 7:09pm
Thank you very much to Sheila from Waste & Surplus Food in Bristol who has just dropped off a large food donation. Here are staff from our Next Link team loading up who will be taking it on to service users now. #Thankyou #kaifoodcycle https://t.co/ANq9Y1XPKM NextLinkHousing photo
Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 at 5:15pm
NEW volunteer role - Safe Link is recruiting for a volunteer to join their team. This Safe Link admin support role is an opportunity to help make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable women, men and children. Find out more - https://t.co/lunRGSQacC #volunteering
Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 at 8:00pm
A HUGE thank you from all the team to our amazing reception volunteer Jane who has just completed 100 hours of volunteering! Her support is very much appreciated. #Thankyou https://t.co/Z1zvYsZ2NH NextLinkHousing photo
Friday, August 30th, 2019 at 6:30pm
Safe Link telephone Helplines are open 8:30am – 5:30pm Monday to Friday. Call 0333 323 1543. https://t.co/ugtcqzDUCQ
Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 5:10pm
Congratulations to our reception volunteer, Belinda Cox, who was given a community award for her volunteer work recently. She was presented with her certificate by, Brian Allinson, South Glos Council. #volunteer #community https://t.co/hIXPRO6dqE NextLinkHousing photo
Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 at 7:57pm
Come along to the peer support activity group, open to any women in Bristol with a mental health issue who want to take part in Arts & Crafts activities - This Thursday 11-1. The group is free of charge and there is no sign up, just come along to 5 Queens square. https://t.co/GecoHEjZZJ NextLinkHousing photo
Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 at 10:27pm
We are raising awareness about our services today at St Paul's Learning Center information event. #awareness #mentalhealth #domesticviolence https://t.co/C3F0I7iVeV NextLinkHousing photo
Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 at 8:10pm
Get updates about our Next Link services by liking our Facebook page https://t.co/JP789hqTJs
Monday, August 19th, 2019 at 7:54pm
Missing Link hold a weekly drop in every Monday between 2-3.30pm. Its free for any woman in Bristol with a housing related query. Find out more by ring 0117 925 1811 and speaking to our Missing Link duty line. #mentalhealth #housing https://t.co/gjZVTP0yOF
Sunday, August 18th, 2019 at 11:12pm
We are having a great day at the Islamic Cultural Fayre today #Awareness Thanks to
@ASPolice for visiting our stand. https://t.co/6gWov5Cjcg
NextLinkHousing photo
Monday, August 12th, 2019 at 10:02pm
Last week our Next Link team took a series of families to the sea side. #summer #fun https://t.co/Ihz6Gk5WRm NextLinkHousing photo

To find out more about these services please call 0117 925 0680 or text 07714 290 011, or email enquiries@nextlinkhousing.co.uk