Coronavirus: domestic abuse support
Below you will find information and contact details below for organisations providing domestic abuse support during the coronavirus pandemic.
Greenwich Domestic Abuse One Stop Shop on Fridays from 10 am to 12 pm YMCA drop-in is now closed but still taking calls and offering support and advice on the phone. For further information, please ring Winsom for DV Advice on 07538 534981, or Angela at Hudgell & Partners for Legal Advice on 0203 096 6843 / firstname.lastname@example.org
DA referrals Accepting referrals by professionals throughout the week / IDVA service providing support to victims on the phone
Independent Domestic Violence Advisors (IDVA) service
All appointments are via the phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Referrals are still being accepted, weekdays 9-5 telephone: 0208 801 1777
Victim Support line 24/7 including bank holidays 0808 1689 111
Athena Refuge charity
www.refuge.org.uk National Domestic Abuse helpline 0808 2000 247 Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Woman’s Aid Live Chat Online chatting services which is ideal for women who are self-isolating and do not wish to be heard chat.womensaid.org.uk 0117 944 44 11 Monday – Friday 10am-2pm
Mobile app to support women who are experiencing domestic abuse. It is free to download and supports providing support and information to anyone who may be in an abusive relationship or those concerned about someone they know. Search 'Bright Sky' in the app store.
www.hestia.org/brightsky or freephone the domestic abuse helpline on 0808 2000 247
Free and confidential support for women, children and men in Bexley affected by abuse
Helpline freephone: 0203 198 4659 (9am-5pm)