In August alone, there were 818 contacts to the helpline from people concerned about children living with domestic abuse.
Since the introduction of national lockdown measures, the number of contacts from people concerned about children living in homes with domestic abuse rose by 49%. 1
The latest figures show that between April and August 2020, more than 4,500 concerns were raised by members of the public, with 818 contacts in August alone.
These numbers are backed up by the experiences of our frontline staff who work with mothers and children facing domestic abuse at home.