Enhanced New Beginnings Domestic Abuse Project (Folkestone and Hythe area)
Local Service

Our Service provides individual support to women suffering Domestic Abuse, by trained IDVA support workers. Providing non-judgmental and proactive support, both emotional and practical advice, safety planning/DASH risk assessments and safeguarding.

We offer support around attending appointments for housing, social services and courts. Our Shepway Project is a variety of programmes to suit the individual.

  • Butterflies - a therapeutic support group, offering timeout, peer support and advice. Whilst learning new craft skills.
  • Phoenix - a new exciting 10 week course around domestic abuse, looking at how to keep safe, what domestic abuse is and empower them to make positive changes in their lives.
  • The Freedom Programme - it helps women to identify the tactics of the abuser whilst looking at the beliefs these men may hold.
  • Power to Change - A course looking at rebuilding life skills, increase self-esteem, looking at healthy boundaries, assertiveness skills and help to feel less isolated.
  • Recovery Tool Kit - Is designed to assist women to look at ways to develop positive lifestyle coping strategies.
  • DAY - is for young people that may of witnessed or experienced da, within a relationship or at home between parents. This is to help them identify and develop healthy relationships in the future.
For more information contact the project co-ordinator Amanda on 01303-244836.

Home-Start, 24 Cheriton Garden, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2AS
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01303 244836

Opening times:
Mon - Thu 9.00-4.30, Fri 9.00-4.00

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