Phone 01443 494190 / 01443 494192 for a friendly confidential chat

 

 

 

Where to get help?

The Oasis Centre (a non-gender specific service)

Pontypridd Safety Unit: 01443 494190

The Pontypridd Safety Unit aims to:

  • Provide safety measures, advice, advocacy and support

  • Provide information on positive civil and/or criminal options to increase safety

  • Can provide advice and information on prosecution procedures

  • Work closely with other agencies

 

Womens Aid in RCT

Womens Aid in Rhondda Cynon Taff provides a flexible service responding to the needs of women and children who have experienced Domestic Abuse.

  • Tel no- 01443 400791

Some other useful links

IN AN EMERGENCY CONTACT 999

Hafan Cymru

Hafan Cymru is a charitable organisation focused on Preventing Abuse and Promoting Independence for women, men and children escaping Domestic Violence and educating the youth of Wales about abuse and its consequences. We offer:

  • Safety
    Domestic Abuse awareness and education;
    Education, learning and work opportunities;

  • Sanctuary
    Temporary homes for single people, young people and families;
    Safe house / refuges for women & children;
    Supported house accommodation;

  • Support
    Floating support to families and single people in their own homes;
    Women only projects / men only projects / Young peoples projects;

  • Hafan Cymru Tel: 01443 237015
    www.hafancymru.co.uk

 


Essential information for mums

 

Useful information and Websites

  • Substance Misuse RCT
    www.substancemisuserct.co.uk

  • Respect
    www.respect.uk.net
    Respect is the national association for professionals working with people to end their abusive behaviour. We are a membership organisation. Our vision is to end violence and abuse in intimate partner and close family relationships. Our key focus is on promoting, supporting, delivering and developing effective interventions with perpetrators. Respect does not currently fund or commission domestic violence services.

  • NSPCC
    www.nspcc.org.uk
    The NSPCC's vision is to end cruelty to children in the UK. We campaign to change the law, provide ChildLine and the NSPCC Helpline, offer advice for adults, and much more

  • Childline
    www.childline.org.uk
    ChildLine is a counselling service for children and young people

  • Domestic abuse (children/young people) www.thehideout.org.uk/default.aspa
    Women's Aid have created this space to help children and young people to understand domestic abuse, and how to take positive action if it's happening to you.

  • Children & Family Court Advisory & Support Service www.cafcass.gov.uk
    Cafcass looks after the interests of children involved in family proceedings. We work with children and their families, and then advise the courts on what we consider to be in the best interests of individual children.

  • Women’s rights
    www.rightsofwomen.org.uk
    Rights of Women provide guidance for policy makers, and work to put women’s rights on the public policy agenda. We seek to influence policy by undertaking original research, preparing responses to policy documents from Government and other sources, organising conferences on women’s rights, and holding public meetings. We want women’s voices heard at every stage of public policy formulation.

  • Housing : -
    www.sheltercymru.org.uk/shelter/home
    Shelter Cymru is Wales’ people and homes charity. Our vision is that everyone in Wales should have a decent home. We believe a home is a fundamental right and essential to the health and well-being of people and communities.

  • Advice for parents coping with abusive children
    www.parentlineplus.org.uk

    Family life today is complicated and Parentline Plus understands. We’re the leading national charity providing help and support to anyone caring for children - parents, grandparents, step-parents, relatives - for families living together as well as apart.

  • Legal advice
    www.communitylegaladvice.org.uk
    This website offers free, confidential and independent legal advice for residents of England and Wales.

  • Citizen’s Advice
    www.adviceguide.org.uk/wales.htm
    The Adviceguide website is the main public information service of Citizens Advice, providing people with round-the-clock access to CAB information on their rights - including benefits, housing and employment, and on debt, consumer and legal issues.

  • Domestic abuse (lesbian, gay, bisexual & trans people)www.broken-rainbow.org.uk
    Our objective is to relieve the distress and suffering caused to lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transgender (hereinafter called “LGBT”) people by domestic violence and abuse, in particular but not exclusively by doing the following: Raising awareness in the LGBT community and elsewhere of the impact of homophobic, transphobic and same sex domestic violence on the lives of LGBT people

  • Sexual violence
    www.newpathways.co.uk/
    New Pathways was established in 1993 to provide a helpline for victims of rape. We now provide an all embracing, sympathetic, caring and worthwhile service to all victims of rape, sexual abuse and trauma. We provide bespoke and relevant counselling services, help and advice to children, young people and adults who have suffered rape, sexual abuse or trauma. Our services, which are free of charge, are used by clients throughout Wales.

  • Domestic abuse (men)
    www.dynproject.co.uk
    The Dyn Project provides accessible support for men who experience Domestic Abuse in Wales regardless of age; race; religion or sexuality.

  • Domestic abuse (men)
    www.mensadviceline.org.uk
    The Men's Advice Line is a confidential helpline for all men experiencing domestic violence by a current or ex-partner. This includes all men - in heterosexual or same-sex relationships.

  • Coordinated Action Against Domestic Abuse
    www.caada.org.uk/

    CAADA provides practical tools, training, guidance, quality assurance, policy and data insight to support professionals and organisations working with domestic abuse victims. The aim is to protect the highest risk victims and their children those at risk of murder or serious harm.

  • Rape & sexual violence
    www.thesurvivorstrust.org
    The Survivors Trust is an umbrella agency for 130 specialist voluntary agencies providing a range of counselling, therapeutic and support services working with women, men and children who are victims/survivors of rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse.

  • Rape
    www.rapecrisis.org.uk
    Rape Crisis (England and Wales) provides co-ordination for the national network of Rape Crisis Centres across England and Wales. Rape Crisis Centres provide a range of specialist services for women and girls that have been raped or experienced another form of sexual violence - whether as adults or as children.

  • Network for Surviving Stalking
    www.nss.org.uk
    Network for Surviving Stalking is internationally recognised as the leading Registered Charity in the United Kingdom dedicated to supporting victims of stalking, free of cost or commercial gain. It aims to provide support to victims, potential victims and others affected by stalking /harassment throughout the UK, to raise awareness of the subject and to provide information about stalking /harassment and harassment to professionals, relevant agencies and the public.

  • Drug issues
    www.talktofrank.com
    Have you ever felt under pressure to do drugs? Do you know someone who's had a bad experience with drugs? Have drugs affected your family or friends?Some of the best advice can come from someone who’s been through it all. So, if you’ve got a story to tell - don’t wait till tomorrow, write to us now and your experience could feature on our site.

  • British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
    www.bacp.co.uk

    The National Audit of Psychological Therapies for Anxiety and Depression aims to promote access, appropriateness, acceptability and positive outcomes of treatment for those suffering from depression and anxiety. It is open to all NHS-funded services and therapists providing psychological therapies for people with anxiety and depression in England and Wales.

  • National Association for People Abused in Childhood
    www.napac.org.uk

    NAPAC is the National Association for People Abused in Childhood. We are a registered charity, based in the UK, providing support and information for people abused in childhood. If you were abused as a child and are looking for support.

  • Victim Support
    www.victimsupport.org/

    We are the national charity giving free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family, friends and anyone else affected across England and Wales. We also speak out as a national voice for victims and witnesses and campaign for change.

  • Southall Black Sisters/ Violence against Women
    www.southallblacksisters.org.uk/
    Southall Black Sisters, a not-for-profit organisation, was established in 1979 to meet the needs of black (Asian and African-Caribbean) women. Our aims are to highlight and challenge violence against women; empower them to gain more control over their lives; live without fear of violence; and assert their human rights to justice, equality and freedom. For more than two decades we have been at the forefront of challenging domestic and gender violence locally and nationally, and campaigning for the provision of support services to enable women and their children to escape violent relationships.

  • Mental Health
    www.journeysonline.org.uk

    Our mission is to make a real difference to the lives of people affected by depression through equipping, empowering, enabling and encouraging them to move toward recovery.

  • Health
    www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk
    We’re here for you whenever you have health worries and we have the knowledge and experience to give you real help and reassurance.

  • Welsh Women's Aid
    www.welshwomensaid.org/index.html
    WWA is the national umbrella organisation representing local Women's Aid Groups situated throughout Wales. Our member groups provide direct services for women and children who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse.

  • Drinkaware
    www.drinkaware.co.uk
    Drinkaware provides consumers with the facts about alcohol to make informed decisions about the effects of alcohol on their lives and lifestyles. Our public education programmes, grants, expert information, and resources help create awareness of alcohol and affect positive change.

  • Rape and Sexual Abuse
    www.rasawales.org.uk