Supporting others

Domestic abuse

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COVID-19 is an extremely difficult and worrying time for everyone, but particularly for those who are vulnerable or living with domestic abuse. If you are experiencing domestic abuse please seek help. You can:

  • Call the national Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247

  • Confide in your line manager

  • Contact the specialist safeguarding service who provide advice, support and guidance – for Northumbria Healthcare staff 0191 293 4212

Please don’t forget, if you or someone else is in immediate danger please call 999 and ask for the police. 


More information on the support available for domestic abuse has been produced by the government and can be found here.

The following leaflets contain information and contact details for local domestic abuse support services.