In the heart of Caerphilly, Llamau's Safer Caerphilly Centre stands as a vital resource and beacon of hope for individuals facing domestic abuse and trauma. It really is a multi-agency centre where we encourage other services to provide drop in surgeries including support for legal, money management, wellbeing and much more.

This multifaceted centre specialises in offering a wide array of support services, ranging from education and counselling to refuge and outreach programs. The expert staff at the centre work tirelessly to provide crucial assistance to those in need, fostering empowerment, resilience, and positive change.

Domestic Abuse Support Services:

Llamau's Safer Caerphilly Centre is a lifeline for adults and children affected by abuse and trauma, offering a comprehensive range of services to support them on their journey to recovery. Among the centre's core services are Domestic Abuse Support Workers (DAGS), refuge facilities, Child Refuge Support Workers, Community DA Outreach Support, Family Safety Workers as well as as well as the Admin and Referral Team who provide a triage service with all of the referrals, as well as being most peoples first point of contact.Our staff play a pivotal role in helping individuals navigate their feelings, explore options, and access local services. This includes providing information on legal support, safety planning, and rights and options, empowering survivors to make informed decisions about their future.Refuge facilities are central to the Domestic Abuse services, providing a confidential and safe home for women and children escaping domestic abuse. The success stories are impressive, with 92% of women supported by Llamau's refuges in the last year moving on safely, either returning to secured homes with safety measures or transitioning into safe new homes.

Child Refuge Support Workers are dedicated to supporting children in refuge, assisting with education, transportation, health visits, and emotional well-being through play therapy and counselling. Meanwhile, Community DA Outreach Support focuses on early intervention, providing housing-related support and assistance to those experiencing domestic abuse in the community.

Family Safety Workers offer pre-crisis support for low to medium-risk cases, aiding in target hardening, accessing legal support, and supporting individuals in staying safely within their homes.

Children and Young People (CYP) Outreach Service:

Llamau's commitment to supporting children and families affected by domestic abuse is evident in the comprehensive Children and Young People (CYP) Outreach Service. This service includes tailored one-to-one work with children and young people, support for parents, whole family support, and group support sessions.

The one-to-one work with children focuses on age-appropriate therapeutic interventions to address the impact of trauma, while support for parents aims to enhance understanding and positive choices for the well-being of their children. Whole family support sessions encourage open communication, advocacy, and practical support to rebuild relationships.

Group support sessions, such as 'Kidz Club,' 'Young Person/Adult Recovery Toolkits,' and 'ADAPT,' provide safe spaces for peer support and skill-building, empowering participants to overcome the challenges of domestic abuse.

Llamau's Safer Caerphilly Centre stands as a testament to the power of community-driven support in addressing the pervasive issue of domestic abuse. The centre's holistic approach, expert staff, and diverse range of services contribute to the remarkable outcomes witnessed by survivors. By fostering empowerment, resilience, and positive change, Llamau's Safer Caerphilly Centre plays a crucial role in creating a safer and more secure future for individuals and families affected by domestic abuse in the town.