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Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse can be:      Physical,  Sexual, Financial, Psychological, Emotional  

The Government defines Domestic Abuse as any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those who are or have been intimate partners or family members regardless of gender or sexuality.

There are lots of domestic abuse definitions, however, all agree that power and control underpins all forms of domestic abuse.        

Coercive behaviour is an act of assault, threats, humiliation and intimidation or other abuse that harms, punishes or frightens the victim.

Are you suffering from domestic abuse, or know somebody who is?

If the answer is yes then help is available.

                                                 Call 999 if you are in immediate danger and you need to leave.


Call the Live Fear Free Helpline 24 hours a day, every day on 0808 8010 800  or email:

               01443 400791 

                                0808 801 0327


If you need expert non-gender specific advice and support, a walk-in support service at The Oasis Centre in Church Street, Pontypridd is available from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Thursday and 9am to 4:.30pm on Fridays.

Or you could contact them on, Tel: 01443 494190.






More information about Domestic Abuse and available help: