Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse during COVID-19

Find out how to get help if you or someone you know is a victim of domestic abuse.

The government has acknowledged that coronavirus household isolation instructions can cause anxiety for those who are experiencing or feel at risk of domestic abuse.

Household isolation instructions as a result of coronavirus do not apply if you need to leave your home to escape domestic abuse.

In light of the most recent lockdown, we have published information on how to find help if you feel like you or someone you know are at risk of domestic abuse.

Page last updated: 07 Jan 2021