12 Jun

Domestic abuse advice and information

Friends and family members are being urged by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria to ‘make domestic abuse everyone’s business’ in a new campaign designed to set out how they can help those at risk. Further information is available here

Children North East have launched a domestic abuse helpline. Please share the Domestic Abuse Helpline poster.

Women’s Aid have published a number of Evidence briefings: The impact of Covid-19 on survivors and services based on their Covid-19 survivor survey.

Safe Newcastle have organised interactive training: ‘Recognising and Responding to Domestic Abuse During the Covid-19 Pandemic’. This two-hour virtual interactive training session is to enable frontline practitioners to recognise and respond safely to DA survivors when working remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic. All bookings are managed via the Eventbrite website.  Click on the ‘Register here’ hyperlink next to the session you would like to attend and complete the online registration form.

Dates and start times in June 2020:
Tuesday 16 June, 10am Register here
Wednesday 17 June 2pm Register here
Thursday 18 June 10am Register here