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A web chat has been launched for those experiencing domestic abuse during isolation.

Coronavirus: Web chat launched to help domestic abuse victims in isolation

A web chat for people seeking support due to domestic abuse during isolation has been launched.

The live chat will be online from 10am to noon on weekdays.

The facility from National Women’s Aid will provide another platform for victims to seek support and advice.

Those who use the web chat facility and need further support will be referred on to the Hull Domestic Abuse Partnership.

Tracy Harsley, assistant director for Citysafe said: “Isolation for victims of domestic abuse will be particularly difficult and we need to ensure those impacted by domestic abuse know how to get support. The web chat facility is an easy, instant way for people to seek the support and advice they need.

“It’s important for people to know they are not alone, even during isolation when they are unable to leave the house.”

People can also call Hull Domestic Abuse Partnership on 01482 318759 or find information here.

Anyone worried about someone else can report it anonymously to Crimestoppers.

Men who would like confidential advice to find the strength to stop domestic abuse can contact Strength to Change on 01482 613403, from 10am to 5pm, Monday to Thursday.

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