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Financial or Material Abuse

Definition: may include theft, fraud, exploitation, pressure in connection with wills, property of inheritance or financial transactions, or the misuse or misappropriation of property, possessions or benefits.


 Campaign: 55 Plus 

The campaign aimed at bringing attention to domestic abuse in the over 55's focuses on positive outcomes and how survivors have been able to take part in activities or do things they previously weren’t able to. It has been developed by working directly with victims, whose stories and experiences are the central focus of the campaign. Press on the image below to read more...

Essex County Council Video: 

Always call 999 if immediate risk

How to get help: 

If you are concerned about someone you know experiencing financial or material abuse you can contact Social Care Direct by calling 03456037630.

If you yourself are experiencing financial or material abuse yourself, you can contact Essex Police on 101.

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