DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT
1. Regardless of lockdown, if you are in danger from a partner, ex or family member it is an emergency and you should call police on 999 #YouAreNotAlone
2. Don't face domestic abuse alone. The Gaia Centre are here for you in Lambeth and their phone lines remain open. @RefugeCharity #YouAreNotAlone
3. Household isolation instructions as a result of coronavirus do not apply if you need to leave your home to escape domestic abuse. See government guidance https://www.gov.uk/guidance/domestic-abuse-how-to-get-help
4. Lambeth Council has information about support for those affected by sexual and domestic abuse on their website. https://www.lambeth.gov.uk/vawg
Click here for advice from Women's Aid.
REFUGE's Freephone 24-Hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247
This is the FREE telephone line for children to use to speak to a safe adult if they are worried about something and need someone to talk to.
From 9 in the morning to midnight every day.
If you are concerned about ANY child's safety, please contact Lambeth Social Services on 020 7926 5555.
As always, please ensure that you regularly check on your child’s use of the internet to ensure their safety. Childnet provides very good advice on how to keep your child safe on the internet.
We also rate Think U Know - the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline. They have an excellent range of resources to help you teach your child online safety at home.
See the downloads section for a helpful guide for parents to online risks and tools to protect yourself, your child and others from harm in the digital space.