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CORNWALL & IoS DOMESTIC ABUSE HELPLINE 0300 777 4777
CORNWALL & IOS SEXUAL VIOLENCE & ASSAULT 01872 272059
PLYMOUTH SEXUAL VIOLENCE & ASSAULT 03458 12 12 12
PLYMOUTH COUNSELLING & THERAPY 03458 12 12 12
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How we help

Help for you

Independent and confidential advice and support.  We understand Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence and are here to help. You do not need to have reported the violence or abuse to receive our support

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Help for someone else

Are you worried about someone? It can be very upsetting to discover that someone you care about is being hurt or abused. Find out how to help and support someone you care about

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Children and young people

Specialist support for children and young people experiencing Domestic Abuse or Sexual Violence

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Jane’s story

“Having someone who was on my side and emotionally supportive was so important to keep me going when things were really tough.”

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Dan’s story

“My counselling sessions have been a lifeline; bringing back my identity and life I’d lost and had taken.”

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What we do…

Professional Domestic Abuse Response, Advice and Support

We aim to make our service as accessible as possible to any person who is experiencing all forms of Domestic Abuse.  Psychological, economic, emotional and physical abuse come from the abuser’s desire for power and control over intimate partners or family members.  Although every situation is unique, there are common factors involved.

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Professional Sexual Violence Response, Advice, Support and Therapy

We aim to make our service as accessible as possible to any person who is experiencing or who has experienced Sexual Violence and Assault.  Have you been a victim of rape or sexual assault in the past? Whether your abuse happened last week, last year or 40 years ago, it’s not too late to reach out for the support you deserve.

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Education and Training

We offer a range of expert education and training programmes and can create a bespoke programme of work to suit your requirements.  Our evaluated programmes have been shown to have a positive effects in understanding and response to Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence.

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Contact Us

CORNWALL & IOS DOMESTIC ABUSE 0300 777 4777
CORNWALL & IOS SEXUAL VIOLENCE & ASSAULT 01872 272059
PLYMOUTH SEXUAL VIOLENCE & ASSAULT 03458 12 12 12
PLYMOUTH COUNSELLING & THERAPY 03458 12 12 12
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