Local Support

Assia Domestic Abuse Service

Assia Domestic Abuse Service is here to support anyone impacted by Domestic Abuse in Bridgend County Borough. Whether that’s directly or if you are worried about a relative or friend. We run a confidential domestic abuse service for people of all backgrounds.

Our friendly and experienced team is here to offer you emotional and practical support. You can access:

  • advice and guidance
  • a refuge
  • a risk assessment so specialists can tailor support to you and your family
  • safety planning

This is also the route to get support for children who have experienced domestic abuse. What’s more, the service is confidential so you don’t have to give your name.

Visit the Bridgend County Borough Council website

Welsh Women’s Aid

Welsh Women’s Aid is the national charity in Wales working to end violence against women and girls in all its forms.

The Live Fear Free Helpline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide support and guidance about violence against women, domestic abuse, and sexual violence.

Visit the Live Fear Free website

National Support


If you are experiencing domestic abuse or are supporting someone who is in that situation, immediate help is available.

Visit the SafeLives website

National Domestic Abuse Helpline

Are you experiencing domestic abuse? You are not alone. The Helpline can help you find a refuge vacancy for you and your children; call them more information. They can also support you to find other specialist services in your community, which can provide support whether or not you have left your partner. If you are experiencing domestic abuse or are supporting someone who is in that situation, immediate help is available.

Visit the National Domestic Abuse Helpline website

Survivors UK - Male Rape and Sexual Abuse Support

Survivors UK help sexually abused men, as well as their friends and family, no matter when the abuse happened, and challenge the silence and attitudes.

Visit the Survivors UK website

Rape Crisis

National organisation offering support and counselling for those affected by rape and sexual abuse.

Visit the Rape Crisis website

Victim Support

As an independent charity, we work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and the respect they deserve. We help people feel safer and find the strength to move beyond crime. Support is free, confidential and tailored to your needs.

Visit the Victim Support website

Lucy Faithfull Foundation

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation is a UK-wide child protection charity that works to stop child sexual abuse.

Visit the Lucy Faithfull Foundation website