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.

BEACON FOUNDATION

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.

N.S.P.C.C.

Tel no. 0800 800 500

Helpline for parents, children, abusers and professionals

RAPE AND SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT CENTRE (RASASC)

Tel no. 0808802 9999

RESPOND

Tel no: 0207 383 0700

Helpline and therapy for people with learning difficulties who have suffered abuse.

SAFELINE

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.

SURVIVORS

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.

CHILDLINE

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.

HOPELINEUK

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

NHS DIRECT

Tel no. 08454647

Health information , self-help data base

RELATE

Tel no: 01788573 241

Carmarthen Tel no. 01267 236737

Relationship counselling.

SAMARITANS

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

CRUSE

Carmarthenshire 01267 235 130, Pembrokeshire 01437 891066, Ceredigion 01239 621141

Bereavement support

MIDWALES RAPE AND SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT CENTRE Aberystwyth

Tel no. 01970 610124

Support and counselling.

NEW PATHWAYS

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

WALKWAYS Powys

Tel no. 01597824110

Counselling for 13-19 year olds.