Domestic Abuse Service Updates

April 15, 2020

Covid-19 – Information and updates to service provision

This update includes:

  • service updates
  • safety planning
  • useful contacts

For those families affected by domestic abuse the home is unlikely to be a safe place. This will be due to:

  • additional pressures caused by illness, self-isolation, social distancing and financial worries
  • spending more time together without being able to leave the home for work or leisure activities

Hampshire’s domestic abuse services are still available to help people through telephone, email and online support. There is no longer a face to face support option. As a result of the current Covid-19 situation victims are likely to find it harder to access a computer or speak to someone for safety planning information without alerting the perpetrator.
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