Surviving Economic Abuse

Surviving Economic Abuse
Many women experience economic abuse within the context of intimate partner violence. It limits their choices and ability to access safety. Surviving Economic Abuse (SEA) is the only UK charity dedicated to raising awareness of economic abuse and transforming responses to it. We are determined that women are supported to survive and thrive

Separating your finances from the abuser
Jun 3 • 20 min
Information for people who have experienced economic abuse on the ways in which you may be financially linked to the abuser and how you can break those links to regain control of your finances.
Economic abuse and your credit report
Jun 3 • 16 min
A guide for people who have experienced economic abuse to help you understand how your finances could be linked to the abuser on your credit report and how to break those links safely.
What is coerced debt?
Jun 3 • 14 min
Information for people who have been forced to make transactions that led them into debt, or who have had debts fraudulently built up in their name. It gives an overview of this type of debt and the possible solutions.
Economic abuse and supporting children
Jun 3 • 24 min
Information on some of the options to help you and your children reach safety if you have experienced economic abuse, as well as some financial support that may be available to assist you.
Finding a safe place to live
Jun 3 • 18 min
Information on the options you may have and the support that may be available to ensure you have a safe place to live if you have experienced economic abuse.
Steps you can take towards economic safety
Jun 3 • 15 min
Some immediate things that you can do to protect yourself and begin to regain control if you have experienced economic abuse.
How banks can help
Jun 3 • 12 min
Information on what banks can do to support people experiencing economic abuse. It outlines things to consider when reporting abuse to the bank, and how they can help you regain control of your finances
How the police can help
Jun 3 • 6 min
An overview of economic abuse and the law, and the role of the police in supporting victims of economic abuse.
Economic abuse and controlling or coercive behaviour
Jun 2 • 13 min
Information on how economic abuse can potentially be prosecuted as a form of controlling or coercive behaviour under the Serious Crime Act 2015.
What is Economic Abuse?
Jun 2 • 10 min
Information to help you understand more about economic abuse, what this kind of abuse may involve, how to identify if you may be experiencing economic abuse and what support is available.