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Christmas Operating Hours

Swindon and Wiltshire Services Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) Service The ISVA service will be closed on Monday 25th December and Tuesday 26th December for Christmas Day and Boxing…

Pledge4Change: 16 Days of Action to End Violence Against Women and Girls

#Pledge4Change: 16 Days of Action to End Violence Against Women and Girls From November 25th to December 10th, we invite you to be part of the 16 Days of…

Primary Care Service: Ending Abuse in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

There’s a powerful transformation happening behind the scenes in GP surgeries. First Light, an organisation committed to supporting those affected by domestic and sexual violence, is leading the way…

Safer Futures Helpline Lunch and Learn Webinar 28th November

We are holding a FREE Safer Futures Helpline Webinar on the 28th November that we would like to invite you to join.  This Webinar will provide you with clear…

Empowering Change: (Un)Healthy Relationships Conference in Cornwall

On Wednesday, October 11th, Safer Futures’ First Light was invited to participate in the “(Un)Healthy Relationships: Do Not Ignore the Signs” conference in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly….

First Light aims to raise £5,000 through the Big Give Match Funding campaign

We’re very excited to announce that First Light has been selected to participate in the Big Give Women and Girls Match Funding campaign taking place next month. We’re aiming…

BBC Spotlight – Lyn Gooding

In an interview on BBC Spotlight, Lyn Gooding, the Chief Executive of First Light, emphasises the importance of providing dedicated support to survivors, highlighting the key principles of belief,…

Runners prepare for Plymouth challenge to support First Light

A team of runners are preparing for the Plymouth Run on Sunday 14 May to support people whose lives have been affected by domestic abuse or sexual violence. Five…

Safety update for survivors – emergency phone alerts

The government is rolling out a new Emergency Alerts system, designed to warn people about emergency situations (such as extreme flooding). The system will be tested at 3pm on…