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Trafford Independent Domestic Violence Advice (IDVA)

 

Specialist advice line for residents or professionals in Trafford who have experienced or are working with Domestic Abuse

 

IDVA Service - Specialist support for high risk victims of Domestic Abuse

  • Referrals received via Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) for victims that are at high risk of serious harm or homicide.
  • Crisis intervention
  • Risk Assessments
  • Safety Planning & Holistic Support – short term
  • Support with civil justice options
  • Support with criminal justice process
  • Specialist Black & Minority Ethnic (BME) IDVA
  • Specialist Drug & Alcohol IDVA based at Big Life

 

Domestic Abuse Support Worker supporting victims of Domestic Abuse at standard or medium risk of harm

  • Part time Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
  • Referrals received from all organisations
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safety Planning and Holistic Support – long term
  • Advocating on behalf of clients

 Children and Families Support Worker supporting children and families who have been affected by domestic abuse.

  • Aged 4 to 18 years.
  • To provide a child, young person  or family a holistic intervention package using Victim Support’s You and Co youth programme
  • Reduce risk factors, increase positive factors and increase resilience and personal safety (RPR)
  • Within a community settings ie schools or outreach with the non-abusive parents consent.
  • 1-2-1 support
  • Group work
  • Age appropriate activities using resource materials

Who to contact

Telephone
0161 912 3238 or 0161 912 3239
07974 552944
E-mail
adviceline@victimsupport.org.uk

When is it on?

Days & Times
Monday to Friday 10:00am to 4:00pm

Who is it for?

Ages
4+
Eligibility Details

The service is available to all victims/survivors irrespective of gender, age, race, religion, sexuality or disability.

How to use this service

Referral Required?
Yes
Referral Details

Women or men who are considered to be at serious risk of harm because of domestic violence and abuse, honour based violence and forced marriage can be referred to the IDVA service from any agency via the MARAC, which is a Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference.

To self refer or ask advice, please call or email.

Cost Information
N/A

How accessible is this service?

Further Details

N/A

Last updated date:
26 April 2018

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