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101 non-emergency police number FREE from today

2020-04-01T10:41:59+01:00

The planned change to make the 101 non-emergency police number free to call will be implemented from today. Previously a flat 15p charge was levied by the phone networks (not by forces or the Govt.) to carry the calls but the Home Office are investing £7m a year to make it free. There may

Victim Support Launches New Online Support Resource in Humberside and South Yorkshire

2020-04-01T09:10:34+01:00Tags: |

Victim Support’s new online support resource, My Support Space, has launched today for victims of crime in Humberside and South Yorkshire. My Support Space is designed to help victims of crime manage the impact that crime has had on them. It is a free, safe, secure and con?dential space where they can choose how

Statement from Open Doors Hull

2020-03-31T18:10:23+01:00

Dear volunteers, donors and friends, You will have been wondering what is happening at Open Doors during the Covid-19 outbreak. This is just a short message to update you on the changes that the pandemic has forced us to make to our activities. Following the Government guidelines and the Methodist Church advice, Open Doors

Web chat launched to help domestic abuse victims in isolation

2020-03-30T14:50:18+01:00

The live chat will be online from 10am to noon on weekdays. The facility from National Women's Aid will provide another platform for victims to seek support and advice. Those who use the web chat facility and need further support will be referred on to the Hull Domestic Abuse Partnership. Tracy Harsley, Assistant Director