Who can be referred to the programme:
- Men or women of any age;
- Anyone in hetero or same-sex relationships;
- Anyone living in Staffordshire or Stoke-On Trent;
- Anyone exhibiting signs of perpetrating abusive behaviour in their relationships (including within a family unit);
- Perpetrators (anyone being abusive or controlling in their relationships including within a family unit);
- Culturally specific abusers (such as FGM, Forced Marriage);
- Young people involved in unhealthy relationships within the family unit.
What is offered:
- One-to-one professional support from experienced specialists in domestic abuse;
- A short term programme of up to ten sessions of support using Spectrum – approved by the
- Ministry of Justice;
- An 8 session one-to-one intervention for children and young people;
- A longer term intervention of support through the Building Better Relationships (BBR)
- Programme (30 sessions);
- Liaison with Victim Support to ensure support is available to victims.
Key points to remember when making a referral:
Consent is needed from participants for us to contact them – please ensure you have this first;
- The programme is voluntary and needs your support to promote the benefits of the programme and encourage sign up;
- The more detail and information provided the better for New Era in order to ensure risks are managed and participants receive the most suitable method of support;
- We need contact details of victims;
- New Era will assess the suitability of participants to the programme so the team might be in touch for more information.