Sadly domestic violence is common and we have specialist support services which are able to help.
Domestic violence is an incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening behaviour, violence and abuse between those aged 16 or over who are or have been, intimate partners or family members regardless of gender and sexuality.
Domestic abuse can include but is not limited to the following:
- Physical abuse, isolation and control, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, financial abuse, forced marriage, honour based violence, female genital mutilation, harassment, stalking, online/digital abuse.
Don’t be affected by this. If you need help and support don’t hesitate to call Leicester Domestic Violence Helpline on 0808 80 200 28.
Alternatively, contact Leicestershire Police or call 101 (999 in an emergency).