Support for those living with abuse

Family Violence Support during COVID – 19 Alert Level 4 Isolating and social distancing can have unintended consequences for women who are living with the people abusing them. Isolation from wider family, friends, and colleagues is a well-known method abusers use to exercise control over victims. Increased isolation also means victims are unable to seek

Welfare call centre key part of coronavirus response

As well as people’s health, a key focus of the Whanganui Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) response to the coronavirus outbreak is the general welfare of the community. The EOC understands that there is anxiety out in the community and, as we go through the lockdown period and stay safe in our bubbles, people will need