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Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse 

When someone is being abused it can often be difficult to recognise. Many people who are being abused can struggle to reach out for help because they are feeling scared.  Suspected abuse should always be taken seriously. There are a number of organisations who can help and some of them are outlined below. If you believe that you, or someone you know, is being abused or is at serious risk then you can contact the police directly to let them know.

A number of advice and support networks can be found below: 


Live Fear Free 

Advice on Domestic Abuse, Sexual Violence and Violence Against Women

0808 8010 800

Follow this link to Live Fear Free website  


Support and advocacy for abused women, children and young people (11-25) operating a 24 hr crisis service including emergency safe accommodation 

029 2046 0566

Follow this link to the RISE website

Dyn Wales

Adcie and support for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse 

0808 802 4040


Provides support and advice to male and female perpetrators of domestic about

0808 802 4040

Follow this link to the Respect website  


A national LGBT+ domestic violence helpline 

0800 999 5428 

Follow this link to the Galop website

Karma Nirvana 

Supporting victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage within the UK

0800 5999 247

Follow this link to the Karma Nirvana website

Atal Y Fro 

Providing support to women and children within the Vale of Glamorgan who have experienced, or are experiencing domestic violence 

01446 744755

Follow this link to the Atal Y Fro wesbite


Providing specialist services for Black and Minority Ethnic Communities 

029 20644 633

Follow this link to the Bawso website

Safer Wales 

An independent charity based in Cardiff who work to help people feel safer in their daily lives 

029 2022 0033

Follow this link to the Safer Wales website

Domestic abuse - useful phone numbers

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