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Forced marriage is illegal in England and Wales. This includes taking someone overseas to force them to marry (whether or not the forced marriage takes places, and/or marrying someone who lacks the mental capacity to consent to the marriage (whether they are pressured to or not).
Po Box 71108LondonSE18 9LD
A popular and effective 12 week, 2 hour programme for women who have experienced domestic abuse. For victims of domestic violence and abuse (DVA).
YMCAAntelope RoadLondonSE18 5QG
Unsure what help you need and just want to talk through your options? Her centre manages a weekly One Stop Shop, in partnership with local solicitors and GDVA, the local women’s refuge. This runs every Friday morning, 10-12.
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…
The Her Centre is a woman-led charity which supports women who live, study or work in Greenwich. They offer free and confidential advocacy, counselling, outreach, advice and training in the following areas: Domestic abuse & violence. Rape & sexual abuse. Young women’s relationship abuse. Legal issues. Benefits. Health. Education. Employment & volunteering. Language skills. Immigration (signposting to specialists). Emergency…
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 Woolwich Centre35 Wellington StreetWoolwichLondonSE18 6HQ
A specialist domestic violence and abuse/drug and alcohol worker is based in the Moving on Support Team (MOST), one of Royal Greenwich's resettlement teams in the Housing Options Service.
Island Business Centre18 Wellington StreetLondonSE18 6PF
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).
Island Centre18 Wellington StreetLondonSE18 6PF
Independent Domestic Violence Advocates support victims they work with to apply for non-molestation, occupation and prohibitive steps orders. Advocates also accompany victims to court to provide them with support. If special measures are required to aid the giving of evidence the advocate makes the necessary application to the court.
Flook HouseBelvedere RoadTauntonSomersetTA1 1BT
National service providing support for male victims of domestic violence and abuse.