Help for victims of domestic violence in summer holidays

Whilst most people are looking forward to their summer holidays, it’s a big concern that hundreds of women in Leeds will be worried about the summer holidays because it will mean spending more time with their violent partner. Leeds City Council report that in the summer holiday last year as many as 800 domestic violence incidents reported. There is help though out there for anyone being abused in this way, the advice is to call the police on 0845 6060606 (asking for the domestic violence coordinator), Crimestoppers on 0800 555111, or 999 in an emergency.