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Share your story

Everyone has a story to tell. By sharing yours, you may empower survivors of all forms of violence against women, domestic abuse, and sexual violence to speak up and get the support they need while also lending a powerful voice to Cyfannol Women’s Aid’s awareness raising campaigns and fundraising efforts.

A child's hand holding a crying face made out of construction paper.
A child's hand holding a crying face made out of construction paper.

The Power of Storytelling

As a story volunteer, you can show other survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence that they are not alone. Your story can also inspire people to fundraise to support our vital services, and help us amplify the voices of survivors to raise awareness.

Whether you received support recently or years ago, we would love to hear about it, and share your experience to encourage others to reach out for help.

Share your story

Where you could share your story

When sharing your story, it’s important to us that you have the choice of where and how we use your story.

Internal training & communications purposes

Your stories provide learning to help our staff understand each person we support is different and educate them on any learning from your story.

External reports to funders and other agencies

Your stories provide living proof that our services are needed, why they are important, and how they can empower survivors.

Fundraising campaigns

Your real-life experiences can provide the motivation people need to raise funds to help survivors like you rebuild their lives.

Social media & other media sources including our own monthly newsletter

By sharing your story in the media or online, you can help to show the world why the work the Cyfannol does is vital.

We support you all the way

We’ll work with you to make sure that your story is told in a way that suits you. We always ask for your consent before sharing your story. We will help you if you do have any questions, please contact

Survivor stories

My life started the day I left him. I went to performing arts college, learnt to drive, did a degree, and slowly forged a career in working with children...

I feel there have been two times in my life where I have been saved. The first time was when I finally escaped my abuser... The second time was when Horizon took me on their caseload...

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