Independent Domestic Violence Advisors (IDVAs)

Safer Futures provides Independent Domestic Violence Advisors known as IDVAs, who are extensively trained to provide intensive support to individuals in immediate risk of serious harm. Within this team we have young people IDVAs, as well as IDVAs who operate within the criminal justice system and health services.

IDVAs provide emotional and practical advice, guidance and support to help you and your family to become and remain safe. They will seek ways to empower you to make positive safe choices and they can liaise with other professionals on your behalf. The support they provide could include help for you through a court process, help to access safe accommodation and advocate on your behalf.

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