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Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence support

Information from the countywide Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (DASV) Champions July sessions, which may be useful to share with your networks.

Break4Change

Ten week programme run by Youth Offending Service in Cambridgeshire for adolescent to parent violence.  Leaflet attached, please contact Matthew.Pink@cambridgeshire.gov.uk for referral

Centre 33

Support for young people up to age 25 around a range of issues, website and more information: www.centre33.org.uk

Children and Young People’s ISVA

Supports young people up to age 18 (24 with additional needs) who have experienced current or historical sexual violence/abuse.  Website for referral and information: https://www.caprcp.org.uk/

Dhiverse ABC Programme

For adults and young people with learning disabilities and learning difficulties.  Support around sex, relationships, consent, healthy relationships.  For more information and to make a referral: https://www.dhiverse.org.uk/learning-disabilities-difficulties/

Embrace

CBT-based therapy for young people aged 13-18 (24 with additional needs) who have experienced or witnessed domestic abuse, including those displaying potentially abusive behaviour.  Leaflet attached, website for referral and information: https://embracecvoc.org.uk/

SLIP (Sex, the Law, Internet and Porn)

Run by Dhiverse for young people who did not receive, or did not engage with, PSHE at school.  For more info and referral:  https://www.dhiverse.org.uk/young-peoples-services/ SLIP service card attached.

YMCA

Offer a ‘holding’ programme for young people to support them whilst waiting to join Break4Change, also Respect programme delivered in schools – https://ymcatrinitygroup.org.uk/counselling/respect/.mailLeaflet attachedand the project manager Claire Taylor can be contacted by email address clare.taylor@ymcatrinity.org.uk

Young Person’s IDVA

Works with victims of abuse in intimate partner relationships. From age 13 up to 18 (up to 24 if ex-LAC or special needs). Information sheet for professionals (not potential clients) attached. Refer via form on our website http://www.cambsdasv.org.uk/website/children_and_young_people_/96818