Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence

Social distancing doesn't mean you're alone

West Mercia Women's Aid have produced some practical steps on staying safe during social distancing

If you are in immediate danger call 999.

If you urgently need help from the Police, but can’t speak.

  • Dial 999
  • Cough or make another noise to let operator know you are there and your call is genuine. They can then alert the Police on your behalf.
  • If transferred to the Police and you still can't talk, press 55 and they will continue to listen

Learn more about what to do if you need urgent police help through the 999 service, but can’t speak

List of useful websites and numbers

Specific advice for those experiencing domestic abuse

Information on help with rent costs

Help and support meeting short term needs

24-hour Domestic Abuse Helpline

Call today to talk to someone in confidence.

0800 980 3331

Stay safe online

Remember that others can see where you've been online, get guidance about online and digital safety.

Find out about how to cover your tracks online