A Safe Lives accredited Young People’s Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (YP IDVA) for young people experiencing abusive relationships.
Our YP IDVA service can help you with:
Risk assessments and safety planning
Support with social care and school
Support through the Criminal and Civil Justice System
Help for young people who are in recovery from abusive relationships. This includes one-to-one support covering:
Education on healthy relationships
Coping strategies for mental health
Establishing boundaries and assertiveness
Help to understand the impact of trauma
A school-based prevention programme delivering class workshops on health relationships and the warning signs of controlling and abusive behaviour. These can be both one-off sessions or as part of a longer programme. The programme and content is tailored for the different Key Stages.
Awareness training for professionals and teachers/support staff.
If you don’t have any professionals supporting you, or you would like more information about our service first please call and ask for the Break the Cycle Team.
If you have a key worker, supportive teacher or other professional involved ask them to complete our referral form.