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Staying Safe outside College


Please note: The College will be closed from Thursday 21st December 2023 to Wednesday 3rd January 2024, but our Student Assistant Programme is available 24/7 365 days a year if you need help and support. If you need to reach the Designated Safeguarding Lead in an emergency over the closure period please call 07709710874


The College is aware that sadly, for some of our students, the College being closed means that their normal support network is missing. If you need some urgent help these contacts may be useful:


  • Life Threatening Emergencies – Call 999: If someone is seriously ill or injured, and their life is at risk.


  • Non-Life Threatening Emergencies – Call 101


  • For health/medical advice – Phone 111 NHS Medical Service but for more serious worries visit your local Accident and Emergency Department or NHS Choices for any health related advice on



  • Childline – Call free on 0800 1111, whatever your worry they are there to help. You can register at for a 1-2-1 counsellor chat or you can send an email.


  • Kooth – Confidential online counselling for under 19 years in Bath and North East Somerset area. for more information.


  • For Emergency Contraception and Contraceptive Advice – Call CASH on 01225 826855 or you can ask at an Accident and Emergency or Minor Injury Departments.  Also





  • Rape or sexual assault – Call Bridge Clinic on 0117 3426999 or contact the Police.




  • For support around bereavement – Cruse: call free on 0808 808 1677 or visit


  • For housing worries – ‘Shelter’ 0808 800 4444, 8am-8pm Monday-Friday and 8am-5pm Saturday-Sunday. Calls are free from UK landlines and main mobile networks (Virgin, EE, 3, T-mobile, Vodafone and O2).