Domestic Abuse

What is Domestic Abuse?

Domestic Abuse covers any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour, violence or abuse.

This would apply to those aged 16 or over who are, or have been, abused by intimate partners or family members.

Domestic abuse covers all genders and all sexualities.

Domestic abuse can encompass, but is not limited to, the following types of abuse:

  • psychological
  • physical
  • sexual
  • financial
  • emotional

How do I access support?

Calan DVS

Calan provides a range of immediate and long term support options for individuals and families experiencing domestic violence and abuse.
01639 633580
www.calandvs.org.uk

Thrive

Contact Thrive for confidential advice, guidance and support for you or someone you are concerned about.
01639 894864

www.thrivewomensaid.org.uk   


Out of hours:

If you require support outside office opening hours, please contact the free, confidential 24 hour helpline:

Live Fear Free

              

This helpline provides access to advice and support for anyone experiencing domestic abuse. The helpline can also direct you to local support services.

 Visit the Live Fear Free website              


IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER 

PLEASE CALL 999 

Domestic Abuse Strategy

Neath Port Talbot has become the first county borough in Wales to have a strategy to meet the requirements of the Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Act 2015. You can view the strategy below

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pdf Healthy Relationships For Stronger Communities Strategy 2016-2019
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