Domestic Abuse

Unfortunately, approximately 7.9% of women and 4.2% of men suffer from some form of domestic abuse in England and Wales.  Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the government’s lockdown measures will likely see these numbers increase.  If you are suffering from domestic abuse, please find some useful resources below on routes for help and how to stay safe:

National Domestic Violence Helpline:  0808 2000 247

Safe Lives: Specific resources for domestic abuse and COVID.

South Tyneside Council: Domestic violence and abuse services directory:

South Tyneside Impact Family Services:

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