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Child To Parent Abuse

Unit 8 Monkmoor Rd, Shrewsbury SY2 5ST. Shropshire

Supporting Parents and Professionals with child to parent abuse

 

PEGS has been set up to support both parents and professionals deal with the issues associated with child to parent abuse and we are prioritising these enquiries from today.

For regular updates you can like and follow our Facebook Page here (https://www.facebook.com/PEGS-Child-to-Parent-Abuse-Support-111995540438423).

We also have weekly drop in zoom sessions for parents, these can be accessed via the link on the Facebook page.  

Always call the Police in an emergency or if anyone is at risk of harm.

Parents can self-refer too.  Referral forms can be found on the PEGS website for both professionals and parents.

Give us a Shout

TEXT: 85258

Shout is the UK’s first free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. We offer in the moment help for times when life gets overwhelming and you need immediate support.

 

Shout is powered by a team of Crisis Volunteers, who are at the heart of this service.

 

An anonymous, free conversation that won’t show on your 
phone bill.

 

By texting ‘SHOUT’ to ‘85258’ a Texter will be put in touch with a trained Crisis Volunteer (CV) who will chat to them using trained techniques via text. The service is designed to help individuals to think more clearly and to take their next steps to feeling better.

Karma Nirvana

0800 5999 247 -  Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Karma Nirvana is an award-winning National charity supporting victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage. Honour crimes are not determined by age, faith, gender or sexuality, we support and work with all victims.

 

We run a national helpline offering direct support and guidance to victims and professionals. Karma Nirvana provides training to the Police, NHS and Social Services. We act as expert witnesses in court, speak out in schools and attend awareness raising events nationally and internationally. In addition, our team lobby government and after ten years of campaigning, forced marriage became a criminal offence in 2014.

 

Karma Nirvana was founded in 1993 by the survivor, activist and author, Jasvinder Sanghera CBE who escaped a forced marriage by running away from home at age 16 years old.

 

- Are you being pressured to get married against your will?
- Do you fear to bring shame or dishonour on your family?
- Have you been emotionally or physically abused?
- Are you confused about what they say scripture demands of you?
- Do you worry about being disowned?

 

If you are concerned about any of the above, please call us in confidence. Culture, Religion and Tradition are not an excuse; forced marriage is illegal in the UK.

NCDV

Providing free, fast and effective legal support to survivors of domestic violence and abuse, usually by helping individuals obtain injunctions from their local county court.

 

All referrals are done online:  https://www.ncdv.org.uk/self-referrals/

National Stalking Advocacy Service

020 3866 4107 Our Phone line is open 9am to 3pm weekdays except for Wednesdays when it is open 10am to 5pm

Paladin was launched in 2013 after our Founder Laura Richards and other changed the law to create a specific criminal offence of stalking.

 

Paladin uses the Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment and Honour based Violence Risk Checklist (DASH 2009) which was developed by Laura Richards on behalf of ACPO and in partnership with Safe Lives (formerly Co-ordinated Action Against Domestic Abuse (CAADA)) to inform early identification, intervention and prevention. This tool is also used by thousands of professionals on a daily basis to help them deal effectively with victims of stalking, domestic abuse and honour based violence.

 

Paladin amplifies the voice of the victim within the criminal and civil justice system, as many victims feel isolated and terrified. Some pay with their lives. Paladin provides a high level of advocacy to anyone at risk of serious harm or homicide from a stalker.

Keep up to date with Paladin on Twitter: @paladinserviceFacebook and Instagram

Reducing the Risk

Reducing the Risk is dedicated to the safety of adults and children at risk of domestic abuse and to empowering the professionals and volunteers who support them.

 

This is not a charity local to Walsall but they provide some excellent advice for victims on their website (see the link below).  

Respect Phoneline For Perpetrators

The Respect Phoneline is a confidential helpline, email and webchat service for perpetrators of domestic violence looking for help to stop.  It helps male and female perpetrators, in heterosexual or same-sex relationships.  

 

Partners or ex-partners of perpetrators, as well as concerned friends and family and Frontline Workers are welcome to get in touch for information, advice and support  

Surviving Economic Abuse

The situation is changing rapidly in the UK as the government implements measures in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Recommended measures such as limiting social contact, not going to work and self-isolating at home can have implications if you are experiencing economic abuse. You may be worried about your physical safety and your economic situation.

 

This resource is designed to support your economic wellbeing and your safety if you are living with someone who abuses you. It also contains information on financial support that is available.

 

You are not alone, and support is available during these extraordinary times.

 

Click here for more information on economic abuse and the coronavirus. https://survivingeconomicabuse.org/

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