Reasons to leave during lockdown
posted by Jess Wynn
on 15th January 2021
Remember that you can leave your home if you are experiencing domestic abuse.
If you need to talk to someone, we are here for you. Find the contact details of your local worker here.
You can also phone the GALOP helpline on 0800 999 5428.
Local refuges that can be accessed during lockdown:
York and North Yorkshire:
Independent Domestic Abuse Services (IDAS) - The refuge in York can accommodate women and children. There's also dispersed housing in Scarborough and Harrogate for men. Phone: 03000 110 110.
Leeds Domestic Violence Service - Safe and secure emergency accommodation if you are experiencing domestic abuse. Phone: 0113 246 0401.
Bradford Cyrenians - Housing and support for men who are experiencing domestic abuse. Phone: 0300 303 0167.
Anah Project - A linguistically diverse service and safe house for women where they are supported and secure. Phone: 0845 960 6011.
Wakefield District Domestic Abuse Service - More information and support for those experiencing domestic abuse in the Wakefield District. Phone: 0800 915 1561.
Hull Domestic Abuse Partnership - More information and support for those experiencing domestic abuse in the Wakefield District. Includes information on the Hull Women's Aid refuge. Phone: 01482 318 759.
Rotherham RISE - Refuge for women experiencing domestic abuse in Rotherham. They also provide advice and support to men who are experiencing domestic abuse. Phone: 0330 202 0571.
Accessing domestic abuse services as a Trans or Non Binary person can be difficult. If you need any support or advice around this, please contact GALOP or your local Yorkshire MESMAC worker.