Domestic Abuse Helpline

24 hour domestic violence helpline

Get Help - Older People

Help is available both locally and nationally. Please select the links below for further information.

If you cannot find what you are looking for then contact us on bdap@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk where a member of the team will be able to help you further.

If you are a survivor of domestic abuse or a current victim, there are services throughout Bedfordshire to help you.

Action on Elder Abuse

Our vision is a society which values older people and one in which they and other adults can live free from abuse perpetrated by those in whom they have an expectation of trust.  Where such abuse occurs, we seek an environment in which it can be identified and addressed. We want to facilitate actions and…

Bedfordshire Well Being Service

Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service aims to make a positive difference to people’s lives through talking therapies. We are here to help, whatever the cause of your anxiety or depression, sharing your problems could be the first step to recovery. The Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service offers evidence-based psychological therapy to help support and treat common mental health problems such as depression and anxiety.…

Counselling Directory

The Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in need to seek help. People can visit our website, enter their postcode and find a qualified counsellor or psychotherapist nearby who specialises in the area of need. Our site also serves as an information hub for people to read mental health-related articles and news,…


DeafHope is the UK’s only sign-language based service to help deaf women and children who suffer from domestic abuse.  When sign-language is the main way you communicate it can be very hard to get help.  If you are being abused, the DeafHope team are here to help you.  We will help find you and your…

National Stalking Helpline

The National Stalking Helpline is run by the Suzy Lamplugh Trust. The National Stalking Helpline offers information and guidance to anybody in the UK who is currently or has previously been affected by harassment or stalking through a freephone number and email facility. We respond to over 3,500 requests for help every year. We have…

Signpost for Bedfordshire

The Signpost Hub is an innovative new approach to supporting those affected by crime in Bedfordshire, putting victims at the heart of everything we do. The hub offers free and confidential support to anyone affected by crime, whether it has been reported to the police or not. This includes victims themselves, bereaved relatives, parents or…

The Silver Line Helpline

The Silver Line helpline is a free, national, confidential phone lline dedicated to older people open 24/7

Victims Commissioner

  Help for victims Guidance and advice for victims and witnesses of crime. Every victim has a different experience of the criminal justice system. Your individual journey depends on the nature of the crime, the outcome of the police investigation and local differences in victim services. The following guidance is designed to help you at…


www.solicitors.com is a completely free to use service, and the UK’s most popular legal database, dedicated in making sure you find the solicitor you need as easily as possible. If you are looking for a solicitor in Bedfordshire to help with any family matter, moving home or help with your business we can help, if…

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