Tackling women’s safety and domestic abuse during COVID-19
The NHS website has advice on spotting the signs of domestic abuse and domestic violence and where to go for help. The NHS also has a webpage for those who have been raped or sexually assaulted.
If you are worried that a friend, neighbour or loved one is a victim of domestic abuse then you can call the freephone 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline number 0808 2000 247 and associated online support is available.
If you believe there is an immediate risk of harm to someone, or it is an emergency, you should always call 999.
Respect is an anonymous and confidential helpline for men and women who are harming their partners and families. The helpline also takes calls from partners or ex-partners, friends and relatives who are concerned about perpetrators.
Government guidance available on Domestic abuse: get help during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak where you can find out how to get help if you or someone you know is a victim of domestic abuse. In particular, the government pages have translated guidance, welfare benefits and housing advice as well as advice on how to get legal help.
If you live/work in Camden, Camden Safety Net provides an advice service for anyone experiencing domestic violence.