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"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

Suffolk Domestic Abuse Champions Network

Domestic Abuse Survivor Stacey Shares Her Story

 

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.

Suffolk Domestic Abuse Champions Network

The Ferns (Sexual Assault Referral Centre)

 

The team talk to Amanda, an ISVA based at The Ferns about the work of the SARC and how ISVA’s are able to support those who have suffered sexual violence

Suffolk Domestic Abuse Champions Network

Bury St Edmunds Women's Aid

 

Tina from BSE Women’s Aid joins us to tell us about the services they offer and what they’ve been doing to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions

Suffolk Domestic Abuse Champions Network

Compassion

The team are having a chat to Cathy Press about the work Compassion do within the domestic abuse arena

 

Suffolk Domestic Abuse Champions Network

Anglia Care Trust

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

 

Suffolk Domestic Abuse Champions Network

Alumah

Liz Jenkins talks to Clare & Teri about the work that Alumah do with victim/survivors of Domestic Abuse in West Suffolk

 

Suffolk Domestic Abuse Champions Network

Lighthouse Women's Aid

The team talk to Katherine from LWA about their support services and how they continue to work with survivors during the pandemic

 

Suffolk Domestic Abuse Champions Network

Suffolk Rape Crisis

Issy Booth talks about the support SRC can offer to clients and some of the ways they have adapted services, plus new developments since COVID-19

 

Suffolk Domestic Abuse Champions Network

Leeway Domestic Violence & Abuse Services

Rhys Lloyd from Leeway Domestic Violence & Abuse Services talks to Clare and Teri

about Leeway, the services available, referral routes and Covid-19

Suffolk Domestic Abuse Champions Network

Survivors in Transition

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.

Suffolk Domestic Abuse Champions Network

Stalking During COVID-19

A brief discussion about stalking in general and the implications for victims of stalking during COVID-19

Suffolk Domestic Abuse Champions Network

Domestic Abuse and COVID-19

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.