Helpline Numbers (Local & National)

Vale of Glamorgan Helpline Numbers

Victim Support

Offer support to victims of domestic abuse and crime who are going through the justice system and court processes.

Tel: 0808 168 9111 (Helpline)

Police Domestic Abuse Unit

Offers confidential and practical assistance and advice to all victims/ survivors of domestic abuse.

Tel: 01446 450509

Mind in the Vale

Mind in the Vale of Glamorgan works with people who experience mental distress to achieve and maintain a more fulfilling life and to play a full and equal part within the community.

Tel: 01446 730792               0300 123 3393 (Advice line)

Vale of Glamorgan Citizens Advice Bureau

Can provide information on the range of services available for victims/ survivors of domestic abuse and their families.

Tel: 01446 733924 (Barry)              0344 477 2020 (Advice line)

Cymdeithas Tai Hafan

Provide practical and emotional support to vulnerable women and children. Can also provide housing across Wales.

Tel: 01446 747524

Inroads

Inroads Drugs Project is a charity which provides a free and confidential service offering information, advice and support to drug users, ex-users, their families and friends.

Tel: 01446 404040               02920 407407 (Advice Line)

 

National Helpline Numbers

National Domestic Violence Helpline

24–Hour helpline for women and children who are experiencing domestic abuse. Provides access to refuge and emotional support.

Tel: 0808 2000 247

Live Fear Free Helpline

Offers free and confidential support, information, outreach, education and temporary emergency accommodation for women and their children experiencing domestic abuse.

Tel: 0808 801 0800

SARC (Sexual Assault Referral Centre)

SARCs are specialist medical and forensic services for anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted. They offer emotional and practical support and some provide longer-term support such as counselling and advocacy.

Tel: 0808 802 9999

PetRetreat

The RSPCA’s PetRetreat service may be able to arrange for foster careers to look after your pets if you are fleeing domestic abuse. Your pet will be given a good home until you are settled and can look after it again.

Tel: 0300 123 8278      Website: http://www.rspca.org.uk/whatwedo/petretreat

Dyn Project

Provides free confidential support to men who are experiencing domestic abuse in Wales.

Tel: 0808 801 0321 (Cardiff)

Rainbow Bridge

A UK wide service offering support to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender victims/ survivors of domestic abuse.

Tel: 0300 3031 982

Forced Marriages Unit

Professional, confidential advice and assistance to those who have been or at risk of being forced into marriage in the UK or overseas. Also offers advice and assistance for friends and relatives.

Tel: 0207 008 0151

Black Association of Women Step Out (BAWSO)

Provides generic and specialist holistic services to black, minority and ethnic women.

Tel: 02920 644633 (Cardiff)           0800 731 8147 (Helpline)

Elder Abuse Responsive

Helpline offering information, emotional support and confidentiality to those who are experiencing or worried about elder abuse.

Tel: 0808 808 8141

Childline

Advice and support line for children who may be experiencing, witnessing and living with domestic abuse.

Tel: 0800 1111

Respect

Offers information and advice to domestic abuse perpetrators, their (ex) partners, friends and family and to frontline workers who come into contact with perpetrators in their work.

Tel: 0808 802 4040

 

 

 

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