As the Covid-19 lockdown continues in the UK, there are those who are in isolation with abusive members of their households during this time. Lockdowns and restrictions on movement mean increased rates of violence, because people have no escape from those perpetrating abuse.

We would like to share some resources and information that may be useful for those for those who feel unsafe or are in this situation and for those who may be in contact with them:


If you find yourself in immediate danger call 999. If you’re in an emergency situation and need police help, but can’t speak call 999 wait for the operator then press 55 the operator will then transfer the call to the relevant police force as an emergency.


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