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Are you experiencing domestic abuse?

You are not alone

Survivors of domestic abuse may feel particularly alone & at risk during social distancing and self-isolation. Domestic abuse isn’t just physical violence. It’s a pattern of behaviours used to control a current/ex-partner or family member & can include emotional, psychological, financial & sexual abuse. Where there is domestic abuse within the home or family, children are at risk.


·         If you’re in Lambeth the Gaia Centre can help. Confidential advice & support by phone, text or email – whatever’s safest.

Tel: 020 7733 8724 / Email:

·         For 24/7 advice for yourself or someone else, no matter where you live, please contact the freephone National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247

·         If you or someone else is in immediate danger always call police on 999. If you cannot speak, press 55 and the operator will know you need silent support

·         For more information, news and resources see Lambeth Council’s Violence Against Women and Girls webpage