Bristol Against Violence and Abuse (BAVA) is a collection of people and organisations in Bristol working to end all types of violence and abuse against women and girls and domestic and sexual violence against men. Formerly Bristol Domestic Abuse Forum (BDAF); the name change to BAVA enables Bristol to reflect the government policy to challenge all types of gender-based violence. Read the Bristol 2015-2020 Strategy.
BAVA is supported by Safer Bristol and there are regular meetings to give people a chance to develop their knowledge, network, and discuss current issues and successes.
To get in touch, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note this email address is not for people needing support due to abuse; if you need support please contact one of the support agencies listed on this website or dial 999 in an emergency.