"Can I learn more about domestic abuse?"
Below are a series of podcasts made by the Suffolk Domestic Abuse Champions Team
The Domestic Abuse Champions Network train people from all walks of life to become Domestic Abuse Champions
Domestic Abuse Champions learn how to recognise and offer support to people experiencing domestic abuse
The DA Champions Network's aim is for every workplace and organisation to have a DA Champion
Listen to podcasts about various aspects of domestic abuse
Each podcast features the DA Champions team, Clare and Teri, chatting to someone from an agency/charity involved with domestic abuse
Click on the title of each podcast to play the episode
We are delighted to be joined by Stacey who is a survivor of domestic abuse. She tells us her story and shares her experiences of the services that helped support her. She also provides an insight into missed opportunities and occasions when she feels something could have been done to intervene and help her sooner.
Michelle Eaves talks to Clare & Teri about Anglia Care Trust's Domestic Abuse Outreach and Money Advice services and about being a multi-service agency. Michelle also outlines the free, 24-hour, confidential Suffolk Domestic Abuse Helpline that ACT run in partnership with Suffolk County Council
Fiona Ellis tells Teri more about SIT, the services and support it can offer. Plus how SIT have adapted their practices during COVID-19 lockdown to ensure their clients can continue to access the support they need.
Clare and Teri talk about the impact of lockdown and isolation on those experiencing domestic abuse, along with some important messages about support that is still available and what family, friends and professionals can do to help.