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Domestic abuse

In the year ending March 2018, an estimated 2.0 million adults aged 16 to 59 in England and Wales had experienced domestic abuse in the last 12 months.

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.”

How we're protecting you

Millions of people experience domestic abuse every year. Housing organisations house and employ millions of people across the UK and that means we house and employ many thousands of people affected by domestic abuse.

Here are some organisations that can help you if you’re experiencing domestic abuse.

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

Rhondda Cynon Taff based support:

Freephone 24hr National Domestic Violence Helpline (Multiple areas) 

Karma Nirvana (Multiple areas) 

National LGBT Domestic Violence Helpline (Multiple areas) 

Opoka – National Helpline (Multiple areas) 

The Salvation Army Modern Slavery Adult Victim Care Service (Multiple areas) 

Unseen Modern Slavery Helpline (Multiple areas) 

Women’s Aid – RCT (Rhondda Cynon Taff)