Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse is a crime. Always call 999 in an emergency.

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The need to stay at home can cause anxiety for those who are experiencing or feel at risk of domestic abuse. Domestic abuse is unacceptable in any situation, no matter what stresses you are under.

On 11 April the Home Secretary launched a new public awareness raising campaign, under the hashtag #YouAreNotAlone, aiming to reassure those affected by domestic abuse that support services remain available.

We know that this is a difficult and worrying time for everyone, but particularly so for adults and children living with domestic abuse. We have included the following contact details and information that anyone experiencing domestic abuse can use:

Respect’s also running the #NoExcuseforAbuse campaign, which calls on perpetrators of domestic abuse to get help to manage and change their behaviour

Free train travel to refuge accommodation

The Rail Delivery Group announced those fleeing domestic abuse during the coronavirus lockdown can apply for free train travel to refuge accommodation. Tickets can be accessed through the member services of Women’s Aid Federation of England, Welsh Women’s Aid, Scottish Women’s Aid and Imkaan.

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