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Live Web Chat

We have launched a Live Web Chat Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00   This is available on saferfutures.org.uk and firstlight.org.uk.   Huge thanks to Cornwall Community Foundation who have kindly funded this project meaning we can potentially reach more people who are in need of advice and support. 

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Safe Spaces

A SAFE SPACE FOR PEOPLE EXPERIENCING DOMESTIC ABUSE DURING THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK. UK SAYS NO MORE has teamed up with Boots UK to launch Safe Spaces in their pharmacies across the UK. People affected by domestic abuse will be able to access the consultation rooms in Boots UK pharmacies, where they will be able to […]

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Safety tip videos

Safer Cornwall have produced a series of videos giving practical advice to those experiencing domestic abuse during Covid-19… Tip 1: Accessing domestic abuse and sexual violence support. Tip 2: Preparation increases safety. Tip 3: Get up & go bag. Tip 4: Advice if abuse escalates. Tip 5: Keeping a journal.

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Safety planning guide

Staying safe during COVID-19 A guide for victims and survivors of domestic abuse Safe Lives have produced a guide for victims and survivors of domestic abuse for staying safe during Covid-19. ”Our message to victims and survivors of domestic abuse…We know that if you are currently experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse you will know […]

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Thank you!

Thank you Coastline Housing and Cornwall Council! Many thanks to everyone who offered supplies of headsets for our helpline team when we put a shoutout across social media last week. All offers were greatly appreciated. HUGE thanks to Chris from Coastline Housing and Cornwall Council who donated headsets to us – AMAZING!!! As a result […]

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Newsletter – April 2020

A note from Lyn Gooding – First Light CEO I write this message on World Health Day and so I wanted to take this opportunity to extend our very grateful thanks to all those working in the NHS and other frontline services who are helping to support the unwell and vulnerable. Their selfless acts of […]

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