Provides independent, specialist support to victims and survivors of any kind of sexual violence. They work with adult women and men, young people (aged 13-19) and children aged 12 and under from across mid and north Essex.
The services they provide include:
*Play therapy for children of 12 and under and support for their families
*Independent Sexual Violence Adviser (ISVA) support through the criminal justice process
*Advocacy services including advice and support around benefits, housing issues and health appointments
*A women-only social group with creative and holistic activities
They provide their services from their head office in Colchester and from outreach premises in Braintree, Chelmsford, Clacton-on-Sea and Great Dunmow.
Services for women can be provided in a women-only environment on request.
They also provide workshops and training on sexual violence for professionals, schools and other agencies.
THE SERVICES THEY OFFER
- 1-2-1 Counselling
- Advice and support
- Referrals (GP
- Housing or Specialist Services)
- Child support
- Group therapy/activities
- Drop-in services
THEY CAN HELP WITH
- Financial abuse
- Physical abuse
- Emotional & Psychological abuse
- Sexual abuse & Rape
- FGM (female genital mutilation)
- Child abuse
ADDRESSColchester & surrounding areas