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Wednesday, 23 December 2020

Christmas is traditionally a time when incidents of domestic abuse spike, but the Coronavirus pandemic has led to a further increase

A fifth of all crimes recorded by police during the first national lockdown in England and Wales involved domestic abuse.  

Lucy Pleass is director of Operations for Women’s Aid Bromley and Croydon.

She explains why she feels reports of domestic abuse have soared this year.


How to get help:

If you are in immediate danger call 999.

To get help from Bromley & Croydon Women’s Aid for yourself, family member, friend or a client:

+ CALL our mainline on 020 8313 9303 to talk to our team (choose option 1 for support) Monday to Friday 9am – 4:30pm

+ EMAIL us at [email protected]

+ To get help outside our office hours, ring the FREE 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247.

Struggling in lockdown or can’t call?

https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk for the Women’s Aid confidential Live Chat service. 
Open 10am-2pm Monday-Friday, 10am-12pm Saturday & Sunday.
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