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Information for professionals and non-professionals when referring someone or yourself to Somerset Domestic Abuse Service

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For Professionals

To make a referral to Somerset Integrated Domestic Abuse Service please complete the following referral form and send it to via secure email. If you do not have a secure email account or have any other questions about our service or making a referral, please get in touch with the Somerset Domestic Abuse Service on 0800 69 49 999.


We ask that only professionals wanting to refer a client for support fill out this referral form. If you want to access support yourself, please get in touch with us via email, web chat or call 0800 69 49 999.

Please note – this form will open in a separate window

By completing the referral form, you’re supporting the Somerset Domestic Abuse Service to make contact with the client as safely and quickly as possible. By providing as much information as possible, you support the client from being asked the same questions twice and allow us to understand more about their particular needs and circumstances before we make contact.

Please note: We ask you to share with the individual our Privacy Notice before making a referral for support so they understand how their information will be managed.

For Non-Professionals

Anyone can make a referral to Somerset Domestic Abuse Service. You can do this for yourself, or for someone else.

If you have spotted signs that your friend or family member is experiencing domestic abuse, the first thing you can do is reach out to them. Showing your support will be key in helping them leave the abusive relationship. Remember that it will not be easy for them to leave, they will have ties – emotionally, financially or otherwise – which can delay the process, and often their self-esteem will be so low they may not feel strong enough to break away at first.

If you want to speak to us, you can call our helpline on 0800 69 49 999 and we can give you advice on how best to support your loved one or how we can support you.

Last reviewed: October 16, 2023 by Sophie

Next review due: April 16, 2024

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