This is a difficult and worrying time for everyone but especially those who experiencing domestic abuse. We are aware that there may be increased risks as households are following Government guidelines to stay at home. At this time, both national and local domestic abuse services are still open. In the current climate they can provide support over the phone and by email.
If you or anyone you know, is suffering from domestic abuse, call the 24 hour National Domestic Violence Freephone Helpline 0808 2000 247.
Always remember, in an emergency call 999. If you cannot talk or make a sound after dialling 999 stay on the line and dial 55. The call will then be transferred to the police who will know it is an emergency.
There is further information on our Domestic Abuse page here.
Below are a list of other helpful services and how to contact them.
Health & Wellbeing – NHS 111 Online Tool
Mind – call 0300 123 3393 or visit their website
Call The Samaritans any time on 116123 or visit their website
Sign up to communicate with your neighbours online
NHS Wellbeing – call and live chat:
Pharmacy 2 u website