For people experiencing domestic abuse

It's important to know that you are not alone, you can access support through one of the helplines.

Surviving Economic Abuse have produced some guidance that looks at keeping yourself safe while self-isolating, as well as practical issues including benefits and sick pay.

Support is available from Women's Aid's online chat service, open from 10am-12pm Monday-Friday

Chayn provides online tools, information, courses and support for people experiencing abuse, all free to access. Their Soul Medicine courses provide bitesized support, delivered in disguised emails at a time that you choose.

They are also launching a secure Telegram channel to provide particular support during this time. 

If you need to secure your devices or clear your browsing history after accessing support, take a look at Chayn's DIY online safety guide.

For further support and information on all aspects of domestic violence, contact the Warwickshire Domestic Violence Support Centre on 0800 408 1552 (8.30am to 8.30pm Monday to Friday; 10am to 4pm on Saturday).

There are a range of services in Warwickshire that provide advice and support to victims of domestic abuse and violence. For more information visit the Warwickshire District Council website.  

Making your voice heard

We want to ensure that your voice is being heard by us, policymakers and the wider world during this time. If you can spare a couple of minutes, please fill in this very short survey to help us tell the Government what people experiencing abuse need right now. Your response will be completely anonymous.

Feeling connected and looking after your wellbeing

To read uplifting and empowering words from other survivors, sign up to Voices Together – our newsletter written by and for survivors of domestic abuse

Call 999 if it’s an emergency or you’re in immediate danger.

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