Organisation Name
Self Injury Support

Self Injury Support (formerly Bristol Crisis Service for Women) provides a national phone helpline for women and text and email support for young women and girls affected by self-injury/self-harm.

Support services are completely confidential.

● Women's Self Injury Helpline operates Monday-Thursday from 7pm-10pm. Call 0808 8008088. Calls are free from all landlines and from mobiles

● TESS Text & Email Support Service operates Monday-Thursday 7pm-9pm. Text 07800 472 908 or go to our website and follow the link to TESS email support.

We also offer a range of publications and leaflets about self-injury. See website or send a self addressed envelope for details/publications list. Information and resources are also available on our website.

We provide training for a wide range of professionals who work with people who self-injure. Please see website for more information or contact us.

Organisation Type
Registered Charity
Alternative names
Bristol Crisis Service for Women
This organisation provides support around
Personal Health Services Socialising / Out and About Emotional Support Living, Learning, Working
This organisation provides support for
Children & Young People Parents Adults Learning Difficulties Drug & Alcohol Misuse Women Survivors Of Abuse LGBT Students Professionals / Practitioners
Areas Served (Further Details)
Is there a cost for these services?
Contact for details
Cost information

Charges apply for training and publications. Please contact us or see our website for details.

How can people access this service?
Self Referral
Out of hours answer machine

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
PO Box 3240

Organisation Contact Methods

Venue Address Details

Venue Address Details



Service Descriptions


self harm


Helpline service?

Helpline Details

Women's Self Injury Helpline/TESS Text & Email Support Service

Women's Self Injury Helpline
● Confidential helpline for women of all ages affected by self injury
● Monday-Thursday 7pm-10pm
● Call 0808 800 8088

TESS Text & Email Support Service
● Confidential support to young women and girls affected by self-injury.
● Sunday-Thursday, 7pm-9pm
● Text 07800 472 908
● For email support go to our website and follow link to TESS

Telephone number
Freephone number?
Will calls I make to this helpline show on my bill?
SMS/Text Messages

Limitations and Associations

Limitations / Restrictions

TESS service is for girls and young women (11-25) affected by self-injury

Associations / Qualifications / Awards

Mental Health Helplines Partnership Quality Standard
Queens Award for Voluntary Service


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