I was (or will be) forced to have sex
If you have been or will be forced into having sex with someone it is not your fault and there is help available to you.
You should call the Police on 999 as soon as you can and they will help.
If you want to talk to someone in Bristol, you can contact:
2nd Floor, Central Health Clinic, Tower Hill, Bristol, BS2 0JD
Sexual Assault Centre which sees women, men, children and young people for counselling & advice.
Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm
24 hr telephone line 0117 342 6999
Free and confidential advice, information and support for young people at risk of
sexual exploitation or who are in an unsafe sexual relationship.
Mon to Thur 9am – 5pm/Fri 9am -4.30pm
Tel: 0117 934 9726
Bristol Rape Crisis
Bristol Rape Crisis is a specialist support service for women and girls in
Bristol who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any point in their
lives; this includes rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse, childhood sexual
abuse, stalking and any form of sexual intimidation.
Mon 12 – 3pm / Wed 6-8pm / Fri 11am – 2pm
Tel:0117 929 8868
Off The Record
2 Horfield Road, St Michaels Hill, Bristol
Free and confidential information, advice and counselling on all
issues, including sexual health for young people aged 11 – 25.
Mon 9.30am – 6pm. Tue-Wed 11.30am – 8pm Thurs. 9.30am – 1.30pm
Tel: 0117 927 9120
1 Unity Street, Bristol BS1 5HH
Brook Young People’s Clinic offer free, confidential counselling to young people
under 25 at their clinic.
Monday and Thursday 2.00 – 6.00pm (call to make an appointment)
0117 929 0090
Remember, don’t suffer in silence. If you don’t want to talk to someone, think about talking to a family member or friend.
If you are worried that you might be forced into a marriage, or are worried about someone else who may be, you should contact the Forced Marriage Unit on:
020 7008 0151 (or 0044 20 7008 0151 if you are overseas)
They’ll need to talk to you on the phone to work out a plan of action. Their caseworkers deal with over 400 cases a year and are fully trained to deal with the emotional, cultural and social issues surrounding forced marriage.
Anything you tell them will be treated with complete confidence.