ADVICE

Advice and Support

The aim of this service is to advise and support women and girls who are experiencing domestic violence and sexual violence enabling them to make informed choices and exit violent relationships including, reporting to police, pursuing civil/criminal legal cases, taking out injunctions, access to refuges, welfare benefits, health and housing. In such cases, the Advice & Support Worker will arrange individual sessions to assess short and long-term needs and offer confidential advice, support and advocacy.

Specialist Advice and Support

This service offers support to women and girls affected by harmful practices such as forced marriage, honour based violence and female genital mutilation. The Advice & Support Worker offers one to one advice and information on rights, entitlements, intensive casework and advocacy.