In the year ending March 2019, an estimated 2.4 million UK adults aged 16 to 74 years experienced domestic abuse in the last year (1.6 million women and 786,000 men).
Below are a list of organisations that can help you if you’re experiencing domestic abuse:
The National Domestic Violence Helpline is a free, confidential helpline run by Women’s Aid and Refuge for anyone experiencing domestic abuse and it is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week:
0808 2000 247
Women’s Aid provides a range of information and support on domestic abuse, including support for people experiencing domestic abuse and people who are concerned that others may be. The organisation has sister federations in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The details of their website and 24/7 helpline in Wales are as follows:
0808 80 10 800
Respect is the UK membership organisation for work with domestic violence perpetrators, male victims of domestic violence and young people’s violence in close relationships.
Helpline for people concerned about their behaviour – 0808 802 4040
Helpline for men experiencing domestic abuse – 0808 801 0327
The Live Fear Free helpline is available 24 hours a day – call free on 0808 8010 800 any time, if you can do it safely.
You can also text 0786 007 7333, email firstname.lastname@example.org or webchat – gov.wales/live-fear-free/contact-live-fear-free
Rhondda Cynon Taff based support:
“By signing up to the Make a Stand campaign, we are showing that we will do what we can to tackle domestic violence for our customers and our staff.”