4th August 2021

Domestic abuse – hiding in the shadow of lockdown

12th January 2021 0
Concerns are growing for people experiencing domestic abuse during the new lockdown. Somerset County Council is reassuring the public that help is, and will continue to be, available for people seeking help who are experiencing […]

Coronavirus, Christmas and domestic abuse

16th December 2020 0
Most people will be looking forward to being home celebrating Christmas with their family, but for those in an abusive relationship home is not always a safe place to be. Somerset County Council has therefore […]

Tech-abuse – lock down after lockdown

7th December 2020 0
Technology has been a massive benefit during lockdown, but for people experiencing domestic abuse there is a risk it can be used to make their situation worse and increase harm. Modern technology has entertained us […]

‘You’re not alone’ – sings out to victims

24th November 2020 0
A Somerset Charity Fundraising song has been released to help male victims of domestic abuse recognise they are not alone. Singer and Songwriter Clive Lever and his long-term friend Bob Martin have produced a song […]

Employer toolkit to tackle domestic abuse

20th November 2020 0
Employers across the region are encouraged to play their part in tackling domestic abuse and learn to spot the signs of abuse. During this year’s international campaign ’16 Days of Action’ (25 November to 10 […]

Domestic abuse – help is still available

12th November 2020 0
‘Don’t suffer behind closed doors’ – that is the message from Somerset County Council, who are working closely with partners to make sure services continue during the new lockdown. The Council’s domestic abuse campaign, #NoClosedDoors2020, […]