Advice and Support

You can contact the Interdenominational Protection Panel Office for help or advice about safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults by telephoning 01745 817584

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Or you can contact the General Secretary of your denomination

 Presbyterian Church of Wales - Rev Meirion Morris 02920627465 meirionThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Baptist Union of Wales - Rev Judith Morris 01267 245660 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Welsh Independents - Rev Dyfrig Rees 01792 795888  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

THIS SIMPLE FLOW CHART OUTLINES THE MAIN STEPS YOU SHOULD TAKE IF YOU ARE CONCERNED ABOUT AN INDIVIDUAL OR SITUATION.  

 

IN AN EMERGENCY

 CONTACT:

 Police  999

 Ambulance 999                                                                                                                                         

 Or your local social Services Department  using these links

(or you can find your local council website through this link)

 

Help and Support 24/7

Childline  0800 1111  link to the website Childline

Hourglass ( The new name for Action for Elder Abuse  helpline 0808  808 8141  9-5 mon to friday
link to website Hourglass

Thirty one eight  (New name for Churches Child Protection Advisory Service)  
0845 120 45 50  www.ccpas.co.uk/

 NSPCC Helpline 0808 800 5000   link to website  NSPCC helplines 

Welsh Local authority child protection numbers here

 

Help during the covid 19 Pandemic

This is a time where people are pulling together and showing incredible signs of altruism and care within our communities. It is also a time when people are under increasing strain and are very anxious and our vulnerable groups may be even more at risk of abuse and neglect due to increased isolation and need. Please remember there is help and advice available from many experienced and specialised organisations. There are some sources of support here ttp://paneldiogelwch.org.uk/en/advice-and-support and also the Samaritans are available to offer advice and help to those who are struggling andiChildline is  availablr for children who need help or for those concerned about a child  you can contact  NSPCC helplines

Useful advice HERE for those working with older people during the covid 19 pandemic including how to respond to concerns. 

Help & Support for Survivors and those who have suffered abuse 

MACSAS - Ministry and Clergy Sexual Abuse Survivors 

MACSAS supports women and men who have been sexually abused as children or adults, by ministers, clergy or others under the guise of the Church. They support those who have remained whin their christian communiites or have left it.

Freephone Helpline  08088 01 03 40  (Wednesday 7-9.30 or Saturdays 9-11am)   www.macsas.org.uk/

THE SURVIVORS TRUST
The Survivors Trust (TST) is a UK-wide national umbrella agency for
130 specialist organisations for support for the impact of rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse throughout the UK and Ireland.
 http://thesurvivorstrust.org/about-tst/ 

 NAPAC (National Association for People abused in Childhood)
Offers support to adult survivors of all types of childhood abuse, including physical, sexual, emotional abuse or neglect.
Support line, free from landlines and mobiles 0808 801 0331  (Mon-Thu10am-9pm  & Fri 10am-6pm) calls will not show on your bill https://napac.org.uk/what-napac-does/

New Pathways  Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Support Services   South Wales   http://www.newpathways.org.uk/

 Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre North Wales /Canolfan Gefnogi Trais a Cham-drin Rhywiol Gogledd Cymru 01286 669267 www.rasawales.org.uk/  Offering support to anyone in North Wales who has experienced Sexual Abuse or violence

Stepping Stones is a registered charity providing therapeutic services to adults who have been sexually abused as children across the region of North Waleshttps://steppingstonesnorthwales.co.uk/

The Truth Project was set up for victims and survivors of child sexual abuse to share their experiences in a supportive and confidential setting.It’s part of theIndependent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) which was set up in 2015 to investigate organisations and institutions that have failed to protect children from sexual abuse. We need to understand the past to help protect children now and in the future.By sharing their experiences, victims and survivors make an important contribution to the work of the Inquiry and their experiences will feed into and influence our findings and recommendations. www.truthproject.org.uk/i-will-be-heard

0800 917 1000 Open weekdays 8am-8pm, Saturdays 10am-12pm.

Calls are free and do not show on your bill

 

 

Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence

LIVE FEAR FREE 24 hour advice and support call the All-Wales Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence

Live Fear Free Helpline: 0808 8010 800
text service  Text: 07860077333 Available 24/7  About the text service
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Available 24/7  About the email service

Live chat service available via the website https://gov.wales/live-fear-free/domestic-abuse-wales

 

UK 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 2000 247
https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/    

 

New Pathways  Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Support Services   South Wales   http://www.newpathways.org.uk/

 Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre(RASA) North Wales /Canolfan Gefnogi Trais a Cham-drin Rhywiol Gogledd Cymru 01286 669267 www.rasawales.org.uk/  Offering support to anyone in North Wales who has experienced Sexual Abuse or violence

 

 

IN AN EMERGENCY

 CONTACT:

 Police  999

 Ambulance 999                                                                                                                                         

 Or your local social Services Department (you can find your local council website through this link)