The Samaritans offer a confidential and anonymous listening service through their twenty-four hour helpline:
08457 90 90 90
You can also email them at:
You can also drop in to their Cardiff branch to speak to a volunteer face to face. The address of the Cardiff Samaritans branch is:
75 Cowbridge Road East
Their opening hours can be found on their website here
Counselling services are available to both Cardiff University and Cardiff Metropolitan students.
The Cardiff University Counselling service offers a fifteen-minute consultation, counselling sessions and online counselling. Further information can be found on their website here
Information about the Cardiff Metropolitan Counselling service can be found here
Sexual Assault Referral Centre
The Sexual Assault Referral Centre offers help, support and advice following sexual assault in Cardiff and the Vale. They can offer emotional support and advice as well as a forensic medical examination. They can be found at:
Cardiff Royal Infirmary
Or phone them on:
02920 335 795
They are open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.
Student Minds Cardiff
Student Minds Cardiff is a student-led service within Cardiff University that run weekly self-help support groups at the Student’s Union. Further information can be found here
The university security services can be called for a variety of reasons, from being locked out of your halls to being disturbed by loud noise.
The Cardiff University student services can be contacted on:
02920 416 170