As domestic violence continues to increase in its frequency and intensity during the coronavirus lockdown, helplines are available for support.
Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline: 0800 027 1234. All calls are confidential. They also have online chat available.
Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire: 0141 404 001524-hour National domestic abuse helpline: 0808 2000 247
Men’s advice line: 0808 801 032
Wales – Live Fear Free Helpline (freephone 24/7): 0808 801 0800
Northern Ireland – Domestic & Sexual Abuse: 0808 802 141
‘Bright Sky’ is a free app which provides support and information to anyone who may be in, or is concerned about another person being in, an abusive relationship.
Boots shops are providing safe spaces where victims of domestic abuse can access specialist support services.