Domestic abuse support during coronavirus

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Domestic abuse during the outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19

Increased tension in the household caused by the stresses of self-isolation coupled with the fact that victims of domestic abuse are forced to stay inside with their perpetrators, has led to a sharp increase in cases of domestic abuse.

Here are some resources for victims and survivors of domestic abuse during the coronavirus outbreak.

Bridges

Our Bridges team continues to take referrals and can offer support remotely over the phone, by text or by email. Note that this service is only available to Tameside residents.

https://support.jigsawhomes.org.uk/bridges

Safelives

https://safelives.org.uk/news-views/domestic-abuse-and-covid-19

Women’s Aid COVID-19 safety advice
https://www.womensaid.org.uk/covid-19-coronavirus-safety-advice-for-survivors/

Men’s advice line for male victims/survivors
https://www.womensaid.org.uk/covid-19-coronavirus-safety-advice-for-survivors/

GALOP LGBT+ domestic abuse helpline
http://www.galop.org.uk/ or 0800 999 5248

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