Domestic Abuse is the actual or threatened physical, emotional, psychological, sexual or financial abuse of a person by a partner, family member or someone with whom there is, or has been, a close relationship. This abuse also relates to the perpetrator allowing or causing a child to witness, or be at risk of witnessing, domestic abuse. Domestic abuse essentially involves the misuse of power and exercise of control by one person over another with whom there is, or has been, a close relationship.
The All Wales Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence Helpline is here to provide confidential support to women who experience domestic abuse in Wales, 24 hours a day.
We won’t judge you, or blame you, but instead our skilled Helpline staff offer a professional service and will understand what you are experiencing.
We provide free information on the following services in your area, designed to support, protect and help make you safe:
Domestic abuse is the most prevalent form of gender based violence, where women experience a far greater amount and more severe level of abuse from male partners.