Keep yourself safe during this period. Read more below.


Look after your safety

Domestic or Sexual Violence Support: Contact Women's Aid Armagh Down for support on 028 3025 8704 (Newry, Mourne and Down area), OR 028 3839 7974 (Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon area). To view the Women's Aid website, click here.

PSNI - Contact 999 in the case of an emergency or 101 if it is not an emergency. 

World Health Organisation (WHO) - Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority. Most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others. Click Here for more advice.

Be Aware of Scams

During this period of COVID-19, there has been a rise in the number of scam emails, text messages, calls and doorstep scams.  Take a read at the MoneySavingExperts tips to avoid getting caught out by clicking here.

If you are concerned with anyone calling, seek help from an official source such as the PSNI or a registered charityRing-you can phone Quick Check on the police non-emergency telephone number 101. The call will be answered personally and promptly by a trained operator.  Remember your bank or the police will NEVER ask you to transfer money or move it to a safe account.

The National Trading Standards gives an overview of the different types of scams, and ways to avoid these. To read more, click here.
The Consumer Council have put together a blog on Coronavirus and How to Avoid Scams. To read more, click here.
NI Direct have also partnered with ScamWise NI to provide a webpage focused on scams. To read more, click here.

If you are worried about a friend or family member with Alzheimer Disease, Alzhimer NI  have put together advice on 4 ways to spot a coronavirus financial scam and protect people affected by dementia. Click here to read more.

Employer Scams: 
The National Cyber Security Centre has put together an informational site on how to make sure your organisation is prepared for an increase in home working, and advice on spotting coronavirus (COVID-19) scam emails. To read more, click here.