Tue Mar 9 2021, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
This webinar will show how communities during lockdown measures can respond to domestic abuse and signpost victims to specialist support.
We welcome you to join UK SAYS NO MORE and Safe Space’s key partners for this free awareness-raising and information sharing webinar.
Lyndsey Dearlove, Hestia’s Head of Domestic Abuse Prevention will be joined by representatives from the Safe Spaces partners to talk about the scheme, how it was developed together during a global pandemic, how we achieved a national roll out and how Safe Space’s has had an impact as a community response to Domestic Abuse
- Home Office UK
- Boots UK
- General Pharmaceutical Council
- Royal Mail Group
What is Safe Spaces?
Hestia’s UK SAYS NO MORE campaign in partnership with Boots UK, Superdrug, Morrisons, Well and independent pharmacies across the UK, delivered Safe Spaces in order to increase discreet pathways for victims of Domestic Abuse to access specialist domestic abuse support services, safely. Currently, 1 in 4 pharmacies across the UK, provide a Safe Space in their consultation rooms for people experiencing domestic abuse.
Find out more – www.uksaysnomore.org/safespaces
In January 2021 the UK government expanded on the Safe Spaces scheme and launched a codeword scheme – ANI, for those enduring domestic abuse providing an immediate response from services such as the police. https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/ask-for-ani-and-safe-spaces-schemes-pharmacy-materials
What is Online Safe Spaces?
Hestia’s UK SAYS NO MORE campaign in partnership with Royal Mail Group developed Online Safe Spaces. An open-source portal accessed via the Safe Spaces widget on any customer facing webpage, the portal provides a discreet pathways for victims of Domestic Abuse to access specialist support information, safely, in a variety of languages.
Organisations such as Post Office, Parcelforce Worldwide, MOD, Thames Water, City Post and many others have adopted a free widget onto their website,
Find out more- www.uksaysnomore.org/online-safe-spaces