Domestic abuse

If you are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse or sexual violence, or are worried about someone then call the Live Fear Free Helpline for free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 0808 80 10 800.

Domestic abuse can include:

  • Physical violence
  • Verbal threats and put downs
  • Psychological and emotional abuse, such as isolation from loved ones or humiliation
  • Sexual violence, such as rape
  • Financial control, such as withholding money

How to get help

There are a number of organisations that can help if you or someone you know suffer from domestic abuse. Some of the websites below give the option to disguise the look of pages as well as change to a different website quickly to help you view the site safely.

You can find details of the organisations we work with in the Supporting People directory.

Live Fear Free helpline - 0808 80 10 800

The Live Fear Free Helpline provides a 24 hour, bilingual information signposting service, to help and guide people with experience of domestic abuse or sexual violence, who are in need of access to services such as advice, emergency support, safety, and knowledge of their rights and options.

Visit the Live Fear Free helpline website 

Childline

You can contact ChildLine about anything - no problem is too big or too small. If you’re feeling worried, scared, stressed or just want to talk to someone you can contact ChildLine.

Visit the childline website 

Welsh Women’s Aid (WWA)

WWA is the national umbrella organisation representing local Women's Aid Groups situated throughout Wales. Their member groups provide direct services for women and children who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse.

Visit the Welsh Women’s Aid website 

Local domestic abuse services

Aberconwy 01492 872 992
Colwyn 01492 534 705
Glyndŵr 01745 814 494
North Denbighshire 01745 337 104
Victim Support North Wales 0300 30 30 159

Black Association Women Step Out
(BAWSO) 24hr helpline

0800 731 8147
Action on Elder Abuse 08088 088 141
Broken Rainbow (Support for lesbian, gay, bisexual
and transgender people)
08452 604 460
Men Experiencing Domestic Abuse (MEDA) 01686 610 391
The Dyn Wales / Dyn Cymru Helpline for men 0808 801 0321
Denbighshire Independent Domestic Violence Advisers

01745 339 331
or                                               
07725 616 910

Conwy Independent Domestic Violence Advisers 01492 523802
or
07773 814733

If you are concerned about the way you are treating your partner and you want to change, you can get help from these organisations:

RESPECT helpline 0845 122 8609    
Choose2change (for men who want to
change their abusive behaviour)
01745 345 929