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Domestic abuse can affect everybody differently, if you have been affected by domestic abuse and would like guidance or support, we’re here to help. Domestic abuse can include:

  • Physical or sexual abuse
  • Physiological and/or emotional abuse
  • Coercive control (intimidation, degradation, isolation and control with the threat of physical or sexual violence)
  • Financial or economic abuse
  • Online or digital abuse
  • Harassment or stalking

If you are experiencing domestic abuse, you are not alone and there is always support available.

  • Cyfannol Women's Aid Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence services in Torfaen, Monmouthshire and Blaenau Gwent, South Wales.

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  • The LiveFearFree helpline is a free, confidential 24 hour helpline run by Welsh Women’s Aid.Call 0808 8010 800 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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  • Men experiencing domestic abuse can contact the Respect Men’s Advice Line on 0808 801 0327. The helpline is open Mon to Fri 9am-5pm and is free from landlines and mobile phones within the UK.
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  • Men suffering abuse can also contact The Dyn Project in Wales. They offer a free and confidential helpline and provide advice and information on their website.
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  • Stonewall Cymru provides advice and support on a range of issues to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender victims and survivors of domestic abuse in Wales.
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  • BAWSO provide safe and secure accommodation to Black and Ethnic Minority women and children at risk of or suffering domestic abuse in Wales.
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  • Hourglass is a charity specifically dedicated to tackling the harm, neglect, abuse and exploitation of older people.
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  • Bright Sky app is a free mobile app that provides support and information to anyone who may be in an abusive relationship.
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