There are many thousands of people affected by rape and sexual abuse in Wales. Many victims and survivors of sexual abuse and rape struggle to tell anyone about their experiences and access direct support and stay silent for years and sometimes for their whole lives. The services listed below can be a more comfortable first step for people. They help by providing support, information and advice. They also help by provide a safe space to have acceptance and to be believed.
The Survivors Trust Cymru Sexual Abuse and Rape Support Line
Support, information and advice for survivors, family, friends and other affected by sexual abuse, rape and all forms of sexual violence.
Support Line: 0808 801 0818
‘Free from landlines and all mobiles and our does not appear on itemized bills’
Support SMS: 07860 022956
The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)
NAPAC provides a national freephone support line for adults who have suffered any type of abuse in childhood. Helpline: 0808 801 0331
Opening hours: Monday – Thursday 10:00am-9.00pm and Friday 10.00am-6.00pm Website:
National Web Chat and SMS chat support for adult male survivors of rape or sexual abuse Monday- Friday 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 10a.m.-9 p.m. access via www.survivorsuk.org and SMS 020 3322 1860
Live Fear Free
Live Fear Free provides a 24 hour, bilingual information signposting service, to help and guide people with experience of domestic abuse or sexual violence, who are in need of access to services such as advice, emergency support, safety, and knowledge of their rights and options.
Helpline: 0808 801 0800
DAN. Drugs and Alcohol Helpline Wales
A free and bilingual telephone drugs helpline providing a single point of contact for anyone in Wales wanting further information or help relating to drugs or alcohol.
The helpline will assist individuals, their families, carers, and support workers within the drug and alcohol field to access appropriate local and regional services.
Helpline : 0808 808 2234