Coronavirus: Domestic Abuse
The measures introduced by the Government to help reduce the spread of the Coronavirus are a challenge for all of us, but could be particularly worrying for you if you are a victim of domestic abuse. You may be feeling unsafe if you are isolated in your home with your abuser and if you are now having to work from home, you may have lost your only safe place.
Help and support is available throughout this crisis. If you, or someone you know, is experiencing domestic abuse, Women’s Aid have a dedicated Coronavirus page which has essential information on keeping yourself safe and links to helplines and online support.
The National Domestic Abuse Helpline is available 24-hours a day. All calls are free and confidential on 0808 2000 247.
You can also visit National Domestic Abuse website for more information.
Read the latest Government advice and guidance for those who are experiencing or feel at risk of domestic abuse during the Coronavirus outbreak.
We have more information on understanding what domestic abuse is on our support pages. Don’t forget that Racing Welfare has a live chat facility, allowing you to speak with someone 24/7 online. Alternatively you can call us on 0800 6300 443 24 hours a day.
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We are here for you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you, or someone you know, are being affected by domestic abuse during the Covid-19 crisis, do not hesitate to get in touch.
You can contact us in the following ways: