We are an independent, specialist charity supporting victims of domestic abuse and their families in Blackburn with Darwen. We also offer behaviour change programmes to perpetrators throughout Lancashire.
Domestic abuse can affect anyone, regardless of age, religion, social class or colour. The emotional and physical impacts often last a lifetime.
We provide practical and holistic support & advice to all our clients. Our services range from emergency refuge accommodation, crisis support, liaison with police, children's services, probation, health care providers and solicitors. We also offer adult educational programmes for victims to supporting them in understanding what has happened to them, the impact on their children and moving on to live a life free from abuse.
Our dedicated Children & Young Person's Team work with children affected by domestic abuse, supporting them to develop resiliance, teaching them about protective behaviours, the importance of self esteem and managing emotions.
We provide counselling and CBT therapies for our adult victims and perpetrators.
Much of our work and the help we provide is unfunded, yet absolutely essential to give victims, children and perpetrators the best chance to go on an live happy, fulfilled, safe lives.
£5 will buy a personal attack alarm
£10 will buy a window/door alarm
£15 will be a safe mobile phone and SIM card
£60 will buy a welcome pack for a family coming into refuge with nothing. This includes fresh food, toiletries, pyjamas and toys for the children.
£10 will buy a school holiday activity for a child in refuge
£100 will buy an essentials pack for a family coming into refuge. This includes bedding, plates, cups, pans, plates & cutlery which the family take with them when they leave to go to their new home.
£30 will buy an hours therapuetic art activity with a child in refuge or in the community
£150 will buy a voucher for used furniture or white goods for a family moving into a safe property
£5000 will fund a post to provide therapuetic interventions for children in refuge and in the community
If you would like any more information on our services or ways you can support us, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.