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Charity support for victims of abuse

Abuse is unacceptable at any time and recent Government guidelines to stay home has increased reports of domestic abuse. Our team of specialists provide advice on how to access support during this difficult time.

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Abuse is unacceptable at any time and recent Government guidelines to stay home has increased reports of domestic abuse.

The Guardian reported that the national domestic abuse helpline, run by the charity Refuge, reported a 65% increase in calls on Saturday, 28 March 2020 compared with the same day the previous week.

Slater and Gordon understand how difficult these times are for those suffering from domestic abuse and that people affected don’t know where to turn to for help. We support a number of charities who provide a vast amount of support and advice to those suffering from abuse. If you’re suffering from abuse and don’t know what to do, these charities can help you through this difficult time.

NSPCC

The NSPCC is a UK registered children's charity fighting against child abuse. They help protect children from child abuse and also help those who have been abused to rebuild their lives.

Visit their website or call their helpline 0808 800 5000

Samaritans

The Samaritans is a charity which provides confidential emotional support, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, to anyone suffering emotional distress or struggling to cope, across the UK.

Visit their website or call their helpline 116 123

NAPAC

NAPAC is a UK registered charity which was set up to offer a range of services and support to adult survivors of all types of childhood abuse including neglect and physical, sexual and emotional abuse.

Visit their website or call their helpline 0808 801 0331

Safeline

Safeline is a charity designed to prevent sexual abuse as well as help anyone who’s suffered as a result.

Visit their website or call their helpline 0808 800 5005

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