Coronavirus Support – Living with Domestic Abuse
UPDATED: 4th June 2020
At the moment we are #stayinghome to #staysafe,– but sadly, home is not safe for everyone.
If you are worried for your safety or the safety of a family member, friend or neighbour – help is available, you are not on your own.
Live Fear Free
If you, a family member or a friend, have experienced domestic abuse or sexual violence, you can contact the Live Fear Free Helpline for 24 hour free advice and support or to talk through your options.
It’s service is for all victims and survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence and those close to them, including family, friends and colleagues. You can contact the Live Fear free helpline for confidential information and advice
- Helpline: 0808 8010 800
- Text: 078600 77333
- Live chat: https://gov.wales/live-fear-free/contact-live-fear-free
- If you need immediate help, call 999. The police will also respond to ‘silent’ 999 calls – simply dial 999, and press 55 when the operator answers.
For more information visit Live Fear Free’s website https://gov.wales/live-fear-free
Welsh Women’s Aid
Welsh Women’s Aid is the national charity in Wales working to end domestic abuse and all forms of violence against women. We are a federation of specialist organisations in Wales (working as part of a UK network of services) that provide lifesaving services to survivors of violence and abuse – women, men, children, families – and deliver a range of innovative preventative services in local communities.
Welsh Womens’s Aid have lots of information and support on their website https://www.welshwomensaid.org.uk/
You can also find your local services details here https://www.welshwomensaid.org.uk/information-and-support/find-your-local-service/