During the coronavirus crisis, support services will be operating differently to comply with lockdown measures and social distancing advice.
Organisations are continuing to provide support.
Please do get in touch if you, or someone you know, requires advice, information or guidance.
We have provided a directory of useful contacts who can support those at risk from domestic abuse.
Wales Live Fear Free Helpline
The Wales Live Fear Free Helpline offers help and advice about violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence.
Telephone: 0808 8010 800
TypeTalk: 18001 080 8801
Text: 078600 77 333
Galop – for members of the LGBT+ community
Galop runs the National LGBT+ domestic abuse helpline.
Telephone: 0800 999 5428
TypeTalk: 18001 020 7704 2040
Karma Nirvana runs a national honour-based abuse and forced marriage helpline. If you are unable to call or email, you can send a message securely on the website.
Telephone: 0800 5999 247
Chayn provides online help and resources in a number of languages about identifying manipulative situations and how friends can support those being abused.
Imkaan are a women’s organisation addressing violence against black and minority women and girls.
Southall Black Sisters
Southall Black Sisters offer advocacy and information to Asian and Afro-Caribbean women suffering abuse.
Stay Safe East
Stay Safe East provides advocacy and support services to disabled victims and survivors of abuse.
Telephone: 020 8519 7241
Text: 07587 134 122
SignHealth provides domestic abuse service support for deaf people in British Sign Language (BSL).
Telephone: 020 3947 2601
Text/WhatsApp/Facetime: 07970 350366
Sexual Assault Referral Centres
Sexual Assault Referral Centres provide advice and support services to victims and survivors of sexual assault or abuse.
Rail to refuge Scheme
The Rail to Refuge Scheme provides free train travel to those fleeing from abusive homes.
The government have issued guidance for those at risk of domestic abuse during lockdown through their You’re Not Alone campaign.