Domestic Abuse has become even more prevalent since the COVID pandemic, women being forced into isolation with their perpetrator, suffering from coercive control, physical and sexual abuse. The horrific statistics across England is that 1 in 3 Women will suffer from Domestic Abuse in their lifetime, 2 women are killed every week by either their current or former partner.
Swindon Domestic Abuse Support Services help over 7,000 women every year, they have a refuge in Swindon with 22 self- contained flats, housing women and children up to the age of 18 years old. They have a Community Service, where they are supporting 70 or more women at any one time.
Swindon Domestic Abuse Support Service now run the Helpline for Wiltshire for all the out of hours service Mon – Friday 9pm – 9am and all weekends. We want to help them get the message out to our parishioners that they are there to help you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Swindon Domestic Abuse Support Service
24/7 365 Days a Year
24 Hour Helpline: (01793) 610610