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Finding Help

Telephone support

To talk to someone about unhealthy relationships or report abuse, it is free to call the following numbers and they will not appear on itemised phone bills.

Childline
Support for young people.
https://www.childline.org.uk/
0800 1111

Samaritans
A unique charity dedicated to reducing feelings of isolation and disconnection that can lead to suicide.
https://www.samaritans.org/?nation=wales
116 123

Meic Cymru
Information, advice and advocacy helpline for children and young people
https://www.meiccymru.org/
080880 23456
Text: 84001

Live fear free
All Wales Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Helpline.
https://gov.wales/live-fear-free
0808 80 10 800

Forced Marriage unit
Provides information on Forced Marriage.
https://www.gov.uk/stop-forced-marriage
020 7008 0151

UK Modern Slavery Helpline
Helpline and Resource Centre: Provides victims, the public, statutory agencies and businesses access to information and support on a 24/7 basis.
https://www.modernslaveryhelpline.org/
08000 121 700

Community support organisations

Young people affected by abuse are supported by the following community organisations:

Hafan Cymru
A charitable housing association that provides housing and support. Primarily working with those escaping Domestic abuse.
https://www.hafancymru.co.uk/
01267 225555

Relate Cymru
Provides relationship counselling.
https://www.relate.org.uk/cymru

Dewis Wales
Information about people and services in your local area that can help.
https://www.dewis.wales/

NSPCC
Help and support for children and young people anyone concerned about a child.
https://www.nspcc.org.uk/
0808 800 5000

Dyn Wales
Dyn Project provides support to men who are experiencing domestic abuse form a partner.
https://www.dynwales.org/
0808 801 0321

Safer Wales
An independent charity whose mission is to support, protect people including victims of domestic abuse.
http://www.saferwales.com/about-us
029 2022 0033

BAWSO
Advice for those affected by or at risk of Domestic abuse and all forms of violence such as Female Genital Mutilation and Human Trafficking.
http://www.bawso.org.uk/
0800 7318147

National support organisations

Young people affected by abuse are supported by the following National organisations:

Freedom Charity
Raises awareness of forced marriage and preventing child abuse, keeping children safe.
https://www.freedomcharity.org.uk/
0845 607 0133
Textline: text ‘4freedom’ to 88802

FORWARD UK
FORWARD (Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development) is the African women-led organisation working to end violence against women and girls.
https://forwarduk.org.uk/
Phone: 0208 960 4000, extension 1
Mobile: 07834 168 141

Karman Nirvana
Supporting victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage.
https://karmanirvana.org.uk/help/
0800 5999 247

Online domestic abuse resources

To find more information, click the links to visit the pages of these support organisations:

Echo Treshold
Child friendly website to help inform, educate and support children and young people who are affected by Domestic abuse.
http://www.echothreshold-das.org.uk

Agenda
Supporting children in making positive relationships matter.
http://agenda.wales/

The Hideout
Women’s Aid have created this space to help children and young people to understand domestic abuse.
http://thehideout.org.uk/

Action for Children
Support for vulnerable children, young people and their families.
https://www.actionforchildren.org.uk

CEOP
A law enforcement agency to keep children and young people safe from sexual abuse and grooming online.
https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre

Statutory support

Young people affected by abuse are supported by the following statutory organisations:

The Police

Children’s services
This team deals with all initial enquiries and referrals relating to children in need, including child protection issues.

Awdurdodau Addysg Lleol

CEOP
Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre.