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Further support

Finding further support available to you within the community, providing information and contact details on a variety of support organisations.


Stepping Stones 24hr helpline

Office hours

9am to 4.30pm

Telephone: 01978 352717

Out of office hours

Support available by calling the Live Fear Free Helpline on 0808 8010800 (Free call)


Emergency Support

Emergency contacts Free phone numbers for help:

Samaritans 116 123

CALL (community advice listening line) on 0800 132 737

Live Fear Free Helpline (All Wales Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Helpline) 0808 8010 800

LGBT helpline call 0300 330 0630 (normal call charges apply).

Safeline Male Survivors helpline call 0808 800 5008.

Emergency Police 999 and Non- Emergency Police number 101.

Help and support signpost

Signposting Directory

To access information on support organisations within your community click here.


What is sexual abuse

Child sexual abuse encompasses a wide range of sexual behaviour, it involves children or adolescents in sexual activities with an adult or any person older in which the child is used as a sexual object for the sexual gratification of the other.



Common Questions

Why me?

Why was I abused by a number of different abusers?

Why do I feel like it was my fault?

Why didn’t I tell anyone?



Self Help Leaflets

A good collection of useful & easy to read self-help booklets from the NHS. Subjects covered include abuse, self-harm, anxiety & post traumatic stress.

nhs selfhelp