Swindon Women’s Aid will be holding an event for our partners on Wednesday 21 November to showcase our new integrated service to support all victims and survivors of domestic violence and abuse living in Swindon.
Our new service includes a dedicated Outreach Community Team, that provides advice and support to victims and children who are living in the community and experiencing domestic violence and abuse in their homes. This team also provides advice to local employers and community groups on tackling and supporting victims and survivors of domestic violence and abuse in the work and community setting.
Our dedicated Children’s Support Team, which directly supports children and young people from birth up to 16 years who are living in emergency refuge accommodation or at home. The team offer one-to-one support and group activities to support those who are directly experiencing or witnessing domestic violence and abuse. They also undertake awareness raising and training for professionals and within educational settings.
Our Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy Service (IDVA) has qualified specialists to help high risk victims of domestic violence and abuse. Our staff can advise and assist victims with a number of protective measures, including supporting victims throughout the criminal justice systems with appropriate interventions. Our team works closely in partnership with other statutory agencies across Swindon and can provide comprehensive support and multi-agency responses to improve victim’s safety. For further information or to access any of our services please call 01793 864984
Swindon Women’s Aid offers various training packages to suit the needs of local employers, professional organisations, educational establishments and community groups. To discuss your training requirements please call 01793 610301
Information, advice and access to emergency refuge accommodation is available 24 hours a day, call 01793 610610.