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Domestic abuse

Information and advice to help you

Domestic abuse is: ‘Any incident of threatening behaviour, violence or abuse (psychological, physical, sexual, financial or emotional) between adults who are, or have been, intimate partners or family members, regardless of gender or sexuality.’

It can include harassment, forced marriage, honour-based violence and female genital mutilation. You can find more information and advice on the Council’s Domestic abuse web page.

The Somerset Survivors website also provides information, help and support for anyone affected by domestic abuse in Somerset. It includes a directory of local and national services.

Covering your tracks

If you are worried about someone finding out that you have visited this website, you can find out how to cover your tracks here.

You can find more information about domestic abuse that may help you on the Somerset County Council website.

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