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Domestic abuse

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:

nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk

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:

welshwomensaid.org.uk

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.

respect.uk.net

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 info@livefearfreehelpline.wales or webchat – gov.wales/live-fear-free/contact-live-fear-free

The OASIS Centre is a non-gendered specific service based in Pontypridd that is available to provide you with support, advice, advocacy and safety, surrounding domestic abuse. Contact them using the details below:

http://www.famouspeoplerct.co.uk/public/index.html

Email: PontypriddSafetyUnit@rctcbc.gov.uk  

Call: 01443 494190

How we're protecting you

We have signed the ‘Make a Stand’ pledge, joining housing organisations across the UK to help tackle domestic violence.

The Make a Stand pledge has been developed by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) in partnership with the Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA) and Women’s Aid.

“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.”