This page contains the contact details for specialist support services for violence against women, domestic abuse, and sexual violence (VAWDASV) in each of the 22 local authority areas in Wales.
Please note that, in addition to the services listed under each local authority:
- The Live Fear Free Helpline, National Helpline for Wales and provides information, advice and support to individuals who have experienced, or are concerned that someone they know may be experiencing any form of violence or abuse. The Helpline operates 24/7 and can be contacted via phone – 0808 80 10 800; text – 07860 077333; e-mail – [email protected]; or live chat.
- BAWSO is the lead organisation in Wales providing practical and emotional support to survivors from ethnic minorities who have experienced domestic abuse, sexual violence, human trafficking, Female Genital Mutilation and forced marriage. BAWSO Wales-wide Helpline can be contacted 24/7 on 0800 731 8147 [email protected].
- In North Wales (Anglesey, Conwy, Gwynedd, Flintshire, Denbighshire and Wrexham), there are two sexual violence support services: the Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre (RASASC) provides information, specialist support and therapy to anyone who has experienced any kind of sexual abuse and violence; they can be contacted on 01248 670 628 or [email protected]. Stepping Stones provides therapeutic services to adults who have been sexually abused as children; they can be contacted on 01978 352 717 or [email protected].
- In Mid, West, East and South Wales, the main sexual violence support service provider is New Pathways, New Pathways provide counselling and specialist support for survivors of recent and non-recent rape and sexual abuse and can be contacted on 01685 379 310 or [email protected].