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Domestic abuse

October is Domestic Abuse Awareness Month 

We are pleased to share online events brought to you by the Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust for the upcoming domestic abuse awareness month.  Please see below the programme of events. 
The topics each week are as follows: a weekly focus for the month

Week 1 – coercive control 
Week 2 – honour based abuse
Week 3 – diversity issues
Week 4 – children affected by DA

Please click here for timetable of events.

 East Riding Domestic Abuse Strategy 2020-2023

The Strategic Domestic Abuse Board and the East Riding Community Safety Partnership formally approved the East Riding Domestic Abuse Strategy 2020 – 2023 in October 2020.

Domestic abuse is a complex problem which affects all in society. A significant criminal, social and health problem which has a major impact on children and young people, adults, families and communities,  

Domestic abuse is a challenge for many services and organisations requiring complex coordination across a multifaceted partnership landscape.

East Riding Domestic Abuse Strategy 2020-2023 (4 MB)

Commissioner launches Domestic Abuse Awareness Campaign

The office of the PCC is running a DA Awareness campaign for 4 weeks across Christmas and New Year, starting next Monday, 14th December.

The campaign has been developed in consultation with the four Local Authority Domestic Abuse leads across Humberside and the commissioned service called 'The Blue Door' has helped to develop images and messages for the campaign. Part of the campaign has involved working with a Domestic Abuse survivor who has shared her story and the positive experience of the support she received from both the police and Domestic Abuse services.

The campaign elements are:-  “You are not alone” web pages with local information at www.youarenotalone.online

Promoted Social media posts covering all categories: female, male, same sex, any background, perpetrator.

20,000 A5 leaflets delivered door to door in high DA postcode areas (Identified from our summer campaign from data supplied by Humberside Police). Click here for leaflet.

A YouTube video with our survivors’ story, which will be attached to some social media posts. View the video at https://youtu.be/KsRnzCnU0E8

Spotify ads featuring audio from the YouTube video

Domestic Abuse and Covid 19

Please see click here  to get advice on how to keep safe during the current Coronavirus crisis 

Domestic Abuse Awareness Month

October is Domestic Abuse Awareness Month and following review and consultation the East Riding Domestic Abuse Strategy 2020 - 2023 has been formally approved by the Strategic Domestic Abuse Board, and the East Riding Community Safety Partnership.  Please see the new system wide partnership Domestic Abuse Strategy below 

East Riding Domestic Abuse Strategy 2020 - 2023 (4.5mb)

Domestic abuse includes:

  • psychological abuse

  • physical abuse

  • sexual abuse

  • financial abuse

  • emotional abuse

  • so-called 'honour'-based violence.

Domestic abuse helplines:

East Riding Domestic Violence and Abuse Partnership (DVAP)

Confidential telephone number: (01482) 396368

Email: DVAP@eastriding.gov.uk

24-Hour National Domestic Violence Freephone Helpline

Tel: 0808 2000 247

National Domestic Violence Helpline (external website)


This guidance is to support health professionals to safely ask patients about Domestic Abuse (DA) in virtual settings for example: on the telephone, or online.

Click here for Five R's of Asking About Domestic Abuse

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