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When staying at home isn't safe...

Measures put in place over the past few weeks to limit the spread of coronavirus have seen people’s lives significantly change. For those living with a perpetrator of domestic abuse, life may have become especially difficult. You may also be increasingly worried about someone you know who is living with a perpetrator of domestic abuse.

  • If you are in immediate danger, call 999. If you feel you cannot speak, you can alert police silently by dialling 999 then pressing 55.
  • Herts Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy Service (IDVA) (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm): 0300 790 6772
  • Safer Places - specialist domestic abuse service (24/7 availability):   0330 102 5811
  • Herts Domestic Abuse Helpline (weekdays 9am-9pm, weekends 9am-4pm): 08 088 088 088


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