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Resources

Useful websites

Women’s Aid

www.womensaid.org.uk

LGBT Community – Helpline  0800 999 5428

National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* (LGBT) Domestic Violence Helpline provides confidential support to all members of the LGBT communities, their family, friends, and agencies supporting them. The helpline is run by trained LGBT people and provides a space where you can talk through what is going on, and explore your options. We can:

  • provide confidential information, advice and support
  • help you create your safety plan
  • explore options around housing, legal advice, counselling and local support groups
  • tell you about your local LGBT friendly services
  • discuss the possibility of reporting to the Police

Broken Rainbow – The LGBT Domestic Violence Charity

Black Minority & Ethnic

Southall Black Sisters – Provides advice and information on domestic violence, racial harassment, welfare and immigration, primarily for Asian, African and African-Caribbean women. Casework primarily undertaken in London Borough of Ealing, but deals with enquiries on a national basis.

www.southallblacksisters.org.uk

 

Women’s Aid National Information

http://www.womensaid.org.uk/landing_page.asp?section=0001000100130021

 

Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants – Advice, publications, lobbying and courses.

http://www.jcwi.org.uk/

 

Children & Young People

Trusted 2 Know – For advice and facts when you don’t want to ask

http://www.trusted2know.co.uk/wp-signup.php?new=trusted2know.co.uk

 

The Hideout – until children & young people are safe

www.thehideout.org.uk

 

Lancashire Children’s Trust

www.lancashirechildrenstrust.org.uk

 

CAN YOU SEE ME? – an easy-to-use resource aimed at young people aged 15 to 16 that can be used in schools and other educational settings to explore the issue of domestic abuse in teenage relationships. The activities outlined in the resource encourage young people to question and challenge their views of what does and does not constitute a healthy relationship. It also provides information about how young people can access support and help their friends, along with guidance for teachers on how to respond to disclosures.

www.canyouseeme.coop