About this service

Grant funding from the OPCC to provide support to women and children affected by domestic/sexual abuse. The majority of referrals come from Victims First Northumbria (VFN). Services available include:
- Individual counselling for women and children
- A coaching programme for women known as Staying Afloat Together (SAT)
- Group work programmes for children i.e. Real Love Rocks & the CYP Recovery Toolkit
- Volunteer-led support/befriending/mentoring
- Commissioned Circles i.e. small groups of volunteers providing practical and emotional support to women and children affected by domestic/sexual abuse