Vale Domestic Abuse Services (formerly Atal y Fro / Women’s Aid, Vale of Glamorgan)

Registered Charity No. 1034188



Summary of aims & objectives:


Vale Domestic Abuse Services is a unique organisation dedicated to the elimination of domestic abuse.

We do this by:-

  • Sustaining and developing work relations with partners & stakeholders
  • Raising awareness, informing and educating communities in the Vale on Domestic Abuse, its causes, consequences and prevention
  • Continuing to provide and develop specialist services available to all stakeholders
  • Consistently monitoring and evaluating our services
  • Raising the profile of Atal Y Fro





  • Practical and emotional support to women and their children (if any) who are suffering the effects of DA
  • Information - enabling women and their children (if any) to make informed decisions on the options open to them
  • Assisting women suffering DA in gaining confident independence from their abusers, leading ultimately to the empowerment of the women through the encouragement of self help
  • Emergency temporary accommodation if necessary
  • The Dispersed Housing project provision has been created to meet the needs of individuals or families who do not meet the criteria for current refuge. We aim to be inclusive of all gender (i.e. male, female, LGBT) and families needs that are to be supported in managing the temporary accommodation.
  • Access to accommodation through other Women's Aid organisations in most parts of U.K.
  • Times of opening - 9.30am-4.30pm , Monday - Friday
  • Live Fear Free Helpline providing 24 hour support on 0808 80 10 800





Any person or organisation can refer.



If you are in immediate danger be sure to dial 999

Last Updated: March 6, 2024
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