Specialist support for women in crisis

One25 provides specialist casework support to over 140 women in Bristol who face multiple disadvantages, including trauma, addiction and homelessness. Caseworkers give tailored support and care for as long as women need it, connecting them to the help they need to heal and thrive.

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It ran from 12:00 PM, 30 November 2021 to 12:00 PM, 7 December 2021

Registered Charity in England and Wales (1062391)

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Championed by The Medlock Charitable Trust


  • Health/WellbeingHealth/Wellbeing
  • Homeless/RefugeHomeless/Refuge
  • Human Rights/AdvocacyHuman Rights/Advocacy


  • Women & GirlsWomen & Girls


United Kingdom


Women in Bristol are isolated and at risk of violence but can’t get the support they need. Facing multiple disadvantages and the impact of trauma, they experience marginalisation and stigma daily, cutting them off from vital local services. Women supported by One25 caseworkers last year experienced mental health needs (94%), homelessness (81%) and substance misuse (90%). Most have experienced domestic and/or sexual violence (99%). 59% have disclosed childhood abuse. 89% have street sex worked.


Caseworkers work closely with women to get them the help they need. Caseworkers specialise in addiction, housing, health and wellbeing, criminal justice, and domestic and sexual violence. They work with women and agencies such as Housing, the NHS and the police to dismantle barriers that prevent women accessing support. This long-term, trauma-informed support helps women take positive steps, such as securing safe accommodation, getting treatment for drug addiction, and escaping street sex work.

  • “I’m doing it… taking every day as it comes, one foot in front of the other.”

    — Layla

  • “You know all my history, you have been with me on my journey the whole time. You make me feel strong.”

    — Suzie

  • “I would not be where I am today if they did not pick me up when I could not pick myself up. And today I am living my best life.”

    — Kara