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Staying Put is a domestic violence/abuse charity

 

Staying Put aims to increase the safety of all individuals and families who experience domestic violence or abuse. We provide a range of services to support survivors, and challenge perpetrators. We work in partnership with a number of other agencies and also campaign to influence policy and influence change.

 

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Coronavirus (Covid 19) Information

Bradford’s Survive and Thrive Partnership (Staying Put, Family Action and Women Centre) will continue to operate key domestic abuse and sexual violence services to fully safeguard families, staff and stakeholders during this uncertain and challenging time.   

We will continue to:

•        Operate the One Front Door helpline offering specialist support, information and ongoing assistance, between the hours of 9.30am-12noon and 12.30pm-4.30pm Monday to Friday 0808 2800 999

•        Please bear in mind that our helplines might be busy and consider alternative forms of contact – e.g. email (referrals@stayingput.uk.net) 

•        Outside of working hours - National 24-hour helpline: 0808 2000 247

•        Provide emergency safe refuge and dispersed accommodation in Bradford.

•        Deliver 1-2-1 community-based specialist IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advisor) and ISVA (Independent Sexual Violence Advisor) support to people affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence using methods other than face to face meetings e.g. video calling or telephone support.            

•        Work in close collaboration with partner agencies to continue to safeguard people at risk, including providing Sanctuary measures where these are needed.

•        Seek and continue to share information with partners in order to safety plan around high-risk cases.

•        Provide emergency face to face appointments where these are essential to safety.

•        Provide adult domestic abuse and sexual violence counselling via telephone only, responding to referrals that come in via the OFD.

•        Provide integrated children’s telephone support and support using the web and video via WhatsApp and/or other media to parents and children. This will be an adapted version of the current offer including therapy and psycho-educative work for parents and young people. The children’s team will also support the wider partnership in offering crisis response to children, young people and parents through the OFD during this difficult time.

•        Provide Bradford MAZE Perpetrator programme, however we will suspend all face to face sessions including groupwork. We will continue to provide phone sessions for those on the existing programme or due to start the next programme.

However, in response to the new government guidance, from the 23rd of March we will:

•        Provide the vast majority of our support of community clients (IDVA and ISVA services) via video calling, telephone, email.

•        Cancel all training and events for a period of at least six weeks. 

•        Cancel all drop-ins, coffee mornings and groups for at least six weeks.

We will provide further updates over the coming weeks and wish you all the very best during these difficult times.

Oct 19, 2020

Domestic and sexual abuse charity Staying Put has been awarded a £100,000 grant from the Barclays Community Foundation Fund. 

 

Jun 22, 2020

Bradford music teacher Sean Howe has raised over £2,000 for domestic and sexual abuse charity Staying Put – by playing the drums for eight hours without a break.

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