Domestic violence and financial abuse can happen to anyone and it is every person’s right to be free and safe. We are here to help.
Our community partners have noticed an increase in domestic and family violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Isolation can amplify control of offenders cutting off their partners from their friends and family. This is putting people at greater risk of being isolated with a violent partner, financial instability, stress and being cut-off from family or community support.
Financial abuse is a form of domestic violence. It can occur when someone uses money to gain power over their partner, as a form of family violence, or abuse of a dependant relationship.
If you are at risk, you should:
- Call 000 if you are in danger.