Abuse – Resources in Wales/UK

Black Association of Women Step Out (BAWSO)
A Welsh voluntary organisation providing specialist holistic services to Black and Minority Ethnic women and children, who are, or are about to be made homeless through a threat of domestic abuse, suffering or fleeing domestic abuse in Wales.
Helpline: 0800 7318147 (24hr helpline)
Web: www.bawso.org.uk

Broken Rainbow
This service provides support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people who are experiencing domestic violence. The national helpline offers a UK wide confidential service giving information, support and advice on legal and housing options, safety and home security and will make referrals to other services as appropriate
Office number: 08452 605560
Helpline: 0300 999 5428
Web: www.broken-rainbow.org.uk

Domestic Abuse Helpline Wales
National free support service for women, children and men who are experiencing or who have experienced abuse at the hands of someone close to them.
Helpline: 0808 2000 247
Web: www.womensaid.org.uk

Rights of Women
This service provides information and free legal advice for women concerning their legal rights.
Telephone lines: 020 7251 6577 (Family law advice line)
020 7251 8887 (Criminal law advice line)
020 7450 7689 (Immigration & asylum law advice line)
020 7608 1137 (Ascent advice line for women & advisors in London)
Web: www.rightsofwomen.org.uk

RISE (formerly Women’s Refuge)
Helpline: 01273 622 822
Web: www.riseuk.org.uk