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Listen to Helen Swain, who helped set up Cwmbran’s domestic abuse centre


Jane Hutt AM at the new centre in Cwmbran

Jane Hutt AM, second left, with Helen, left, and two colleagues at the new centre in Fairwater Shops

The third domestic abuse centre in Torfaen opened in Fairwater Shops in Cwmbran during July. Helen Swain, director of Torfaen Women's Aid recorded this audioboo where she talks about the centres and the support they offer. The service helped 917 women in Torfaen from April 2011 to March 2012. This included around 200 requests for emergency refuge accommodation.

Call 01495 742052 at anytime of the day or night if you need to talk to someone about domestic abuse

Click here go to the Facebook page for Torfaen Women's Aid. You can email info@torfaenwomensaid.org.uk

The Pontypool Chrysalis Centre, 3 Town Bridge Buildings, is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (5pm to 8pm on Thursday.

The Cwmbran Chrysalis Centre is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9.30am to 12.30pm.

The Blaenavon Chrysalis Centre, Broad Street, is open Tuesday and Friday from 9.30am to 12.30pm.

Scroll down and click the play button on the player or if you can't see it click here to open up the page on Audioboo.

 

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About Ben Black

I write the blog Cwmbran Life http://www.cwmbranlife.co.uk and the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CwmbranLife

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