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Refuge - Warwickshire Domestic Violence Service

Refuge-Warwickshire Domestic Violence Service is a county-wide service which provides support to women, men and children experiencing domestic violence in Warwickshire.

Our services include:
• Refuge accommodation across the county
• Independent domestic violence advocacy (IDVA service) for those facing a high level of risk of harm
• Outreach support for women and men experiencing domestic violence and abuse
• Identification and referral to improve safety (IRIS); training and support service attached to Warwickshire GP surgeries.
• A 10 week group programme for women focusing on the dynamics of domestic violence and abuse
• A sanctuary scheme which can provide additional security to a property to support victims remain in their own home.
• Drop-in services, held at locations across Warwickshire, to give clients the opportunity to meet with our outreach team
• Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) Co-ordination

Contact Information

Contact Telephone Number:
0800 408 1552
Website:
http://www.refuge.org.uk/what-we-do/our-services/refuge-warwickshire-domestic-violence-service/
Contact email address:
DVSW@refuge.org.uk or Rachel_shuter@refuge.org.uk

Other information

Service details:

Information, Advice, Support, Safe accommodation

Opening times:
Freephone Helpline 0800 408 1552 available: Monday-Friday 8:30am-8:30pm Saturday 10am-4pm
Who is this service for?:

Women and men over the age of 16 experiencing domestic violence in Warwickshire: Nuneaton and Bedworth; North Warwickshire; Rugby; Warwick District; Stratford on Avon
• Everyone – clients who are black or from minority ethnic backgrounds, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning or intersex
• Professionals seeking information and advice relating to domestic violence and abuse

Referral:

• Self referral via the helpline
• Agency referral via the helpline or secure email

Costs:
Free and Refuge accommodation has charges.
Last updated on 16/02/2018 16:03 GMT