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Men’s Advice Line Help and support for male victims of domestic abuse with a focus is to increase safety (and the safety of their children). Advisors offer a confidential, non-judgemental listening space giving emotional support, practical advice and signposting to specialist services. Advice and support is available to men affected by domestic violence and abuse, concerned family members and friends as well as frontline workers. Contact: 0808 801 0327 (Mon & Wed 9.00am – 8pm and Tue,…
Greenwich DVA Services, PO Box 71108LondonSE18 9LD
Royal Greenwich Housing has established a Sanctuary Scheme for victims who want to stay in their own home and thereby maintain their established emotional and social networks and avoid homelessness. The scheme provides security upgrades to properties including the installation of new doors, and a safe room if deemed appropriate. This is a service for victims and survivors of domestic violence and abuse (DVA).
The Housing Options service provides advice and assistance for Royal Greenwich residents aged 18 or over who are in housing need or at risk of homelessness. Caseworkers will discuss your circumstances and explore the different options that are available to you. There is a separate advisory service, 1st Base, for under 18s.
Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust Health Visiting teams ask about domestic violence as part of the Family Health Needs assessment. This can take place antenatally, following the birth of a baby, when a family arrive in the area or at any time where the professional thinks the question is indicated. Opportunities will be provided to see the possible victim alone to hold sensitive conversations. Health Visitors continue to work with families at risk of, or experiencing, domestic violence and abuse (DVA), including participation in the Child Protection process where this has become…