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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.
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.