What happens when you are ready to move?

As with arrival, leaving can be a daunting time.  To try an ease the anxiety, we are able to assist you in preparing your children for the move.  This can be through a number of ways:- Read more

What to expect when you arrive at the Refuge

Arriving at the Refuge can be an emotional rollercoaster, however with the welcoming staff available to support you, hopefully the anxiety will ease. Read more

Children & Young People's Resources

A page just for young people - no adults allowed! Read more

Parent's Resources

Parenting can be one of the most challenging and rewarding roles in life.  When domestic abuse is added to the equation, it can seem even harder as this is impacting on your children as well.  Asking for help is a strength, there are a lot of methods that can assist in easing the pressure.  Our Children & Young People's Support Workers can work with you to offer practical parenting support and advice during your stay in refuge accommodation. Read more

How we support children & young people

We realise the importance of listening to vulnerable children and young people to ensure that they are safeguarded and that their voices are heard. Where there are multi agency or single agency meetings about the child or young person we aim to ensure that their views and wishes are captured and shared in our reports. We aim to attend meetings whenever possible and to support young people to attend themselves where considered appropriate and to have a voice. Read more

Holiday Activities

We provide a programme of activities for those families who are staying with us during the school holidays, here is a taster of the types of activities we organise. Read more

Creative Therapy

Take a look at the creative therapy work that we offer to children and young people at our refuge. Read more