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.)  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.)  02083 904 701(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 FOUNDA\TION    01745 343 600
Services for survivors of satanic/ritual abuse and their carers and support for professionals.

MOTHERS OF SEXUALLY ABUSED CHILDREN (MOSAC) 0800 980 1958 AND 02082939990. Support, advice and information for families and carers.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR PEOPLE ABUSED IN CHILDHOOD (NAPAC) 0800 0853330 Information for adult survivors of childhood abuse and those with caring interest.

N.S.P.C.C.  0800 800 500
Helpline for parents, children, abusers and professionals

RAPE AND SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT CENTRE (RASASC) 0808802 9999

RESPOND 0207 383 0700
Helpline and therapy for people with learning difficulties who have suffered abuse.

SAFELINE 01926402498
Helpline run by trained volunteers for people who were sexually abused as children.

STOP IT NOW 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 0845 1221201Mon/Tues 7-9.30pm, Thurs 12-2.30
Helpline for male survivors of child sex abuse.

WALES DOMESTIC ABUSE HELPLINE 0808 8010 800

OTHER SOURCES OF HELP

BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY 08704435252
Provides list of local counsellors.

CALL – COMMUNITY ADVICE AND LISTENING LINE 24HOURS 0800132 737/ AND 0845 6023694. A free, confidential helpline for listening, support and health/mental health info.

CHILDLINE  08001111
Free, confidential service for children in the UK. Is able to link with authorities (with child's consent only) to protect child.

HOPELINEUK   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    0845766 0163
Mental Health advocacy organisation. Some local branches provide counselling e.g. Carmarthen

NHS DIRECT   08454647
Health information , self-help data base

RELATE  01788573 241  Carmarthen - 01267 236737
Relationship counselling.

SAMARITANS  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 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 01239 614 566
Drop-in and counselling for 16-25year olds.

CHURCHES COUNSELLING SERVICE   - Machynlleth  08007833540

CEREDIGION CONTACT Aberystwyth 01970 626 470
Alcohol and drug problems

CRUSE Carms 01267 235 130, Pembs 01437 891066, Ceredigion 01239 621141
Bereavement support

MIDWALES RAPE AND SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT CENTRE Aberystwyth
 01970 610124. Support and counselling.

NEW PATHWAYS Merthyr Tydfil, Swansea, Carmarthen 01685 379310
Rape crisis and sexual abuse support services

PRISM       Lampeter 01570 422555    Llanelli 01554 741636
Alcohol problems

RAPE AND SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT CENTRE   North West Wales 01286 669 266

SEREN  Ceredigion Carmarthen and Pembrokeshire 0845 456 1657
A specialist counselling service for adult survivors, group work and training.

STEPPING STONES    Wrexham   01978 352 717
Counselling and group work for survivors in various locations in N. Wales

WALKWAYS   Powys 01597824110. Counselling for 13-19 year olds.