Live Fear Free Helpline – 0808 80 10 800
The Live Fear Free Helpline provides help and advice about violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence.
The helpline offers a live chat service which is available 24 hours a day.
The staff can support you in English, Welsh and any other languages using language line.
Calls to the helpline will not show up on landline phone bills and all calls are confidential.
Welsh Women’s Aid
Welsh Women’s Aid is the national charity in Wales working to end domestic abuse and all forms of violence against women. The charity is a federation of specialist organisations in Wales (of which Calan are members and working as part of a UK network of services) that provide lifesaving services to survivors of violence and abuse – women, men, children, families – and deliver a range of innovative preventative services in local communities.
Platform – Mental health and social change
Platform work with people who are experiencing challenges with their mental health, and with communities who want to create a greater sense of connection, ownership and wellbeing in the places that they live.
Platform – Young People State of Mind project
State of Mind is a Wales-wide project that works with young people between the ages of 17 and 25. The project is funded by Welsh Government and uses a combination of strategies to support young people’s mental health and wellbeing.
- peer support groups
- courses and workshops teaching skills for wellbeing
- 1:1 support (when needed)
- volunteering opportunities
- the opportunity to become a peer mentor, with accredited training.
They also have a dedicated vimeo page(https://vimeo.com/platfformyp) and Instagram @Platfformstateofmind where they post daily with information to uplift young people.
Childline – 0800 1111
Childline is a free, private and confidential space where children and young people under 19 in the UK can talk about any issues they’re going through.
Children and young people can talk about anything, whether its something big or small, their trained counsellors are there to support.
NSPCC – 0808 800 5000
The NSPCC are the leading children’s charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK and Channel Islands. They help children who have been abused to rebuild their lives, protect those at risk and find the best ways of preventing abuse from ever happening.
The Dyn Project – 0808 801 0321
The Safer Wales Dyn project provides support to Heterosexual, Gay, Bisexual and Trans men who are experiencing Domestic Abuse from a partner.
Information and statistics on Domestic Abuse across England and Wales.
RESPECT – 0808 8024040
The Respect Phoneline is a confidential helpline, email and webchat service for perpetrators of domestic violence looking for help to stop. They help male and female perpetrators, in heterosexual or same-sex relationships. Partners or ex-partners of perpetrators, as well as concerned friends and family and Frontline Workers are welcome to get in touch for information, advice and support.
Galop – 0800 999 5428
Galop gives advice and support to people who have experienced biphobia, homophobia, transphobia, sexual violence or domestic abuse.
Galop is completely independent – they are a community-led group and are not connected to police.