Local Domestic Abuse services. - All the services below offer support to Woman and Men for domestic abuse.
The Elm Foundation The Elm Foundation is affiliated to Women’s Aid Federation England, the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. We are also accredited by Safe Lives, which is a charity that aims to end domestic abuse for good. Our integrity and values underpin the work we do with people who have experience of domestic abuse. At The Elm Foundation confidentiality is of the utmost importance, and the help and support you’ll receive will come from highly-skilled professionals you can trust. Our support workers are welcoming, they don’t judge, and they work to empower you. They will listen to you and encourage you and equip you with the necessary tools, so that you can make informed choices. We know that domestic abuse can affect anyone, regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, religion, sexual orientation or disability. We believe in equality and offer support to anyone who needs it. The centre is a safe space where people can talk freely about their experiences. We can provide secure refuge if needed, and we work to raise awareness about domestic abuse in the wider community.
SalcareSalcare is a charity – a “one-stop shop” providing support for the people of Amber Valley and Erewash. We have been around since 1977 and we feel like part of the Heanor community and we know that is how people feel about us. We help anyone in need, whether they have been referred to us by organisations such as social services, the police, domestic abuse services or job centres. It doesn’t matter if you are outside the Amber Valley/Erewash boundaries – if you need help we will help you! The benefit of having all the information as well as aid and assistance in one place is to be able to make sure that people who require support of any kind can be helped to make safer choices for themselves and their families. Salcare Escape is a branch of Salcare that provides support and advice to those that have or are experiencing Domestic Abuse. This is through a mixture of specialised one to one support and carefully created groups Welcome to the little place that does big things!
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