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COVID-19 and its impact on violence

The collective professional judgement of our partner agencies in the voluntary sector and emergency services suggest that the current novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak response is having an adverse impact on violence, particularly violence in the home

​Support is still available for people experiencing abuse or violence during this time. Helplines and other support services remain open.

Select an option below to details of support services as well as resources and guidance from our partner organisations for practitioners and service providers.

Domestic abuse and sexual violence

Harm and abuse of older people

Harm and abuse of children and young people

Violence and abuse online - children and young people

Our response to COVID-19

The Journal of Community Safety and Well-being has published a paper by the Wales Violence Prevention Unit on how we have implemented a public health approach during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can read the article here.