Contact Details for National and Local Web Sites, Groups and Sources Of Information
NATIONAL TELEPHONE HELPLINES
Websites available for all these organisations.
ANN CRAFT TRUST (A.C.T.)
Tel no. 01159 5400
National information and advice service on all aspects of sexual abuse/exploitation of adults and children who have learning difficulties, for parents and involved professionals.
ASSOCIATION OF CHILD ABUSE LAWYERS (A.C.A.L.)
Tel no. 0208 3904 701 (Tues & Thurs 10-4).
Practical support for lawyers and other professionals working with adults and children who have been abused. Referral service to lawyers who are members of A.C.A.L. And trained to work effectively with survivors of abuse.
Tel no. 01745 343 600
Services for survivors of satanic/ritual abuse and their carers and support for professionals.
MOTHERS OF SEXUALLY ABUSED CHILDREN (MOSAC)
Tel no. 0800 980 1958 and 02082939990.
Support, advice and information for families and carers.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR PEOPLE ABUSED IN CHILDHOOD (NAPAC)
Tel no. 0800 0853330
Information for adult survivors of childhood abuse and those with caring interest.
Tel no. 0800 800 500
Helpline for parents, children, abusers and professionals
RAPE AND SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT CENTRE (RASASC)
Tel no. 0808802 9999
Tel no: 0207 383 0700
Helpline and therapy for people with learning difficulties who have suffered abuse.
Tel no. 01926402498
Helpline run by trained volunteers for people who were sexually abused as children.
STOP IT NOW
Tel no. 08081000 900
Helpline for those sexually abused as children. Campaign for prevention of child sexual abuse by increasing awareness through educating and informing the public.
Tel no. 0845 1221201 Mon/Tues 7-9.30pm, Thurs 12-2.30
Helpline for male survivors of child sex abuse.
WALES DOMESTIC ABUSE HELPLINE
Tel no. 0808 8010 800
OTHER SOURCES OF HELP
BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY
Tel no. 08704435252
Provides list of local counsellors.
CALL – COMMUNITY ADVICE AND LISTENING LINE 24 HOURS
Tel no. 0800132 737 and 0845 6023694. A free, confidential helpline for listening, support and health/mental health info.
Tel no. 08001111
Free, confidential service for children in the UK. Is able to link with authorities (with child’s consent only) to protect child.
Tel. 0800 068 4141 www.papyrus-uk.org
Helpline for young person at risk of suicide or are worried about a young person at risk of suicide.
MIND INFO LINE
Tel no. 0845766 0163
Mental Health advocacy organisation. Some local branches provide counselling e.g. Carmarthen
Tel no. 08454647
Health information , self-help data base
Tel no: 01788573 241
Carmarthen Tel no. 01267 236737
Tel no. 08457 90 90 90
Available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts.
TST – THE SURVIVOR’S TRUST
Tel no. 01788 550 554
An umbrella organisation for over 135 specialist rape and sexual violence and child sex abuse support organisations across UK and Ireland
LOCAL COUNSELLING AGENCIES
AREA 43 Cardigan
Tel no. 01239 614 566
Drop-in and counselling for 16-25year olds.
CHURCHES COUNSELLING SERVICE, Machynlleth
Tel no: 08007833540
CEREDIGION CONTACT, Aberystwyth
Tel no. 01970 626 470
Alcohol and drug problems
Carmarthenshire 01267 235 130, Pembrokeshire 01437 891066, Ceredigion 01239 621141
MIDWALES RAPE AND SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT CENTRE Aberystwyth
Tel no. 01970 610124
Support and counselling.
Tel no. 01685 379310
Merthyr Tydfil, Swansea, Carmarthen
Rape crisis and sexual abuse support services
PEMBROKESHIRE COUNSELLING SERVICE
Tel no. 01437 768708
Free confidential one to one counselling
DYFED DRUG & ALCOHOL SERVICE
Tel no. 0330 3639997
Drug and alcohol problems
RAPE AND SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT CENTRE North West Wales
Tel no. 01286 669 266
SEREN Ceredigion Carmarthen and Pembrokeshire
Tel no. 01654 700659
A specialist counselling service for adult survivors, group work and training.
STEPPING STONES Wrexham
Tel no.01978 352 717
Counselling and group work for survivors in various locations in N. Wales
Tel no. 01597824110
Counselling for 13-19 year olds.