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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,…
The Metro Centre Ltd, 141Greenwich High RoadLondonSE10 8JA
METRO Shine (youth group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning 16 to 25 year olds) and Zest (youth group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning under 16s) are weekly youth groups just for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people). They provide a safe social space for LGBTQ young people to make friends, learn about different topics such as LGBTQ health, history and culture and relax together taking part in activities and events. The Trans Support Service offers one-to-one support for…
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…
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).