Cardiff Charity No. 1071243

Summary of Aims and Objectives:

Cardiff Women’s Safety Unit aims to increase the safety of victims of domestic abuse and their children, keeping them if possible in their own homes.


The WSU provides an Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advisory (IDSVA), Service for female victims of domestic/sexual violence in relation to both intimate/ex-intimate partner abuse.

The IDSVA service will prioritise high risk victims of domestic/sexual abuse. A risk assessment will be carried out by the IDSVA who will then use the information gathered to provide an appropriate service and saftety measures to reduce the risk of harm and increase victim safety. This will involve working within a multi-agency framework and accessing services from other key statutory/non-statutory agencies, such as Criminal Justice Agencies, Health and Social Services. This also includes other services within Safer Wales.


Both clients and agencies can contact the WSU on the number below. However, if a victim is in imminent danger then you should ring 999


Safer Wales, Women’s Safety Unit, First Floor, Castle House, Castle St, Cardiff, CF10 1BS

Tel: 029 2022 2022
Fax: 029 2022 5644

Last Updated: April 20, 2015
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