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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…
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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).
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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.
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.
New Leaf is an innovative domestic abuse service tailored specifically for young people in Greenwich. Recognising that young women experience more domestic and sexual abuse than any other age group. New Leaf combines the expertise of Little Fish Theater Company and Her Centre in a holistic model to engage and empower young people, promote positive relationships, prevent abuse and support those experiencing abuse. It works with young men to help them understand the impact of actions on partners, learn to control their behaviour and demonstrate nonviolent solutions to…
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,…