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Provides safe, secure temporary accommodation, floating support and children's services to women and children escaping domestic violence and abuse. Family support and parenting programmes where domestic violence is an issue as well as other problems including alcohol, substance misuse and mental health.
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.
Clockhouse BuildingDefiance WalkWoolwich Dockyard EstateLondonSE18 5QL
Royal Greenwich has commissioned the Her Centre to provide an Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy (IDVA) service for those referred by the Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) and other high risk cases. This is a service for victims and survivors of domestic violence and abuse (DVA).
Dear resident, A warm welcome to you all! Whether you are spending more time out and about in the sun or trying to keep cool indoors there are some simple things that can be done to help keep your child out of harm’s way now the weather is getting warmer. Below are a few resources that we hope you find useful. The Child Accident Prevention Trust provides some helpful tips for keeping your child happy, healthy and safe in the heat.
Maternity Action works to end inequality and promote the health and well-being of all pregnant women, their partners and children from before conception through to the child's early years. We offer online information sheets that cover a range of topics including rights at work, benefits, maternity discrimination, breastfeeding and entitlements for women with different immigration statuses (including refugees, asylum seekers, refused asylum seekers, EU nationals, indefinite leave to remain, undocumented women, trafficked women, and women with 'no recourse to…
Midwives in the Maternity Service at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Trust make routine inquiries regarding domestic violence (DV) when women access the service. This enables identification of where DV is occuring and an appropriate response or referral-on. It is a particularly important service given women's increased risk of DV during pregnancy.
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,…