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There are a range of support services available across Kent and Medway that can provide advice to individuals experiencing domestic abuse. In addition there are a number of national domestic abuse specialist services that offer 24/7 telephone advice...
The Freedom Programme examines the roles played by attitudes and beliefs on the actions of abusive people and the responses of victims and survivors. The aim is to help them to make sense of and understand what has happened to them, instead of the whole experience just feeling like a horrible mess.
The Freedom Programme also describes in detail how children are affected by being exposed to this kind of abuse and very importantly how their lives are improved when the abuse is removed.
The programme usually lasts for 11 or 12 weeks and is FREE. It provided by hundreds of agencies across the UK. Some of them are rolling so you can join at any time but this varies according to local needs, etc.
Phoenix is a ten week psycho-educational programme that runs across Kent. It explores how to stay safe in and out of abusive relationships. The programme has been designed to be interactive, inclusive and educational.
We cover safety planning, the tactics used in an abusive relationships, the warning signs as well as personal boundaries and building healthy relationships in a way that is engaging and promotes self-care.
It is an emotional, but positive, empowering and social experience that helps people move past abuse to live healthier happier lives.
Kent CDAP (Community Domestic Abuse Programme)
The Community Domestic Abuse Programme is a rolling programme of evening sessions designed to help men who feel their behaviour towards their partner has been, or is still, abusive.
CDAP challenges that behaviour and shows you how it affects your partner or ex-partner and any children that may be involved. We know it can be tough facing up to difficult problems. This programme will support you to make the changes you need to develop respectful, non-abusive relationships so that you are safe around your partner and any children.
The 27-week evening programme focuses on the intentions, beliefs and effects underpinning domestic abuse, including learning strategies for overcoming abusive and controlling behaviour. Partners of participants are supported throughout the programme.
The first step is to decide if you want to change your behaviour. After that, contact us and we will offer an interview to assess your suitability.
Muslim Womens Network
We operate a national specialist faith and culturally sensitive helpline that is confidential and non-judgmental, which offers information, support, guidance and referrals for those who are suffering from or at risk of abuse or facing problems on a range of issues.
Although our reach is primarily Muslim women, the helpline will accept calls from and support women of any faith or no faith. For example, the culturally sensitive nature of the helpline could easily support Asian women of other faiths. Men who are concerned about women and girls should also call the helpline.
If men and boys need support, for example, at risk of forced marriage, then they should also call the helpline.
Muslim Youth Helpline
Our core service is a free and confidential Helpline, available nationally via the telephone, email, live chat and letters. The service uses male and female volunteers trained in basic counselling skills to respond to client enquiries.
We respond to any issues that our clients call us about. In line with our non-judgmental ethos we treat all enquiries seriously. The majority of our Helpline volunteers are under the age of 30 years of age as our services are targeted at young people. However we take calls from people of all ages and backgrounds and don’t turn anyone away.
Martin Tolhurst Solicitors
No matter what area of family law you need help with, our team will work closely with you to help you find the best way forward.
To speak to one of our friendly, expert family law solicitors in Kent today, you can contact your local Martin Tolhurst office in Gravesend, Longfield, Ashford, Medway or Sittingbourne.
For further information or to book an initial consultation, please call or email using the details below.
01474 626094 (New Appointments)
AddressGravesend Office - 7 Wrotham Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0PD. Longfield Office - 61b Station Road, Longfield, Kent, DA3 7QA Ashford Office - Exchange House, Monument Way, Orbital Park, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0HB Medway Office - Suite 12 Ashford House, Beaufort Court, Sir Thomas Longley Road, Medway City Estate, Rochester, Kent, ME2 4FA Sittingbourne Office - Unit 7 Conqueror Court, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 5BH View map
We undertake Private clients work in areas of Divorce and Separation, Children, Cohabitation, Financial Settlement, Domestic abuse, Mediation and Wills and Probate.
Our initial consultation is charged at a fixed fee, regardless of the time taken.
We aim to deliver exceptional service and value and our fees will always reflect that.
No one should have to suffer domestic abuse, and our experienced and understanding family law solicitors will provide you with practical advice about what you can do if you find yourself in such a situation. If necessary we can obtain urgent court orders to protect you and your children.
If you are suffering from any form of domestic abuse from a partner, former partner, or other family member, our experienced family law solicitors will be able to offer you practical and tailored advice and assistance to help protect you and your children.
We are able to deal with applications to the court (on an emergency basis where necessary) to seek injunction orders to protect you and your children from domestic abuse. We are able to seek orders forbidding the other party from having any contact with you (and your children if necessary), as well as orders which will prevent the other party from coming to your home.
In certain circumstances we may also be able to provide you with free legal advice and representation (subject to you qualifying for legal aid).
Stilwell and Singleton Solicitors
We are able to advise and represent clients who are desperate to shake off the horrifying and damaging effects of domestic abuse and to keep it out of their lives forever. We will represent victims in Court and help them obtain immediate injunctions against violent and abusive partners and to enforce those injunctions when they are breached.
In appropriate cases we will apply to the Court to remove the abusers from any home they share with the victim. As it is a serious criminal offence to disobey the terms of a Court Order, the Police are notified of all injunctions obtained.
In the majority of cases we can obtain Legal Aid for our clients and, in very urgent cases, we can be in Court on the same day that we receive instructions.
If you wish to discuss your legal issues with us, we can offer an initial consultation at a fixed rate.
Sandwich Office - 01304 612444
Deal Office - 01304 362146
Dover Office - 01304 206850
AddressSandwich Office - 1 Potter Street, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9DR Deal Office - 127 High Street, Deal, Kent, CT14 6BB Dover Office - 110 Maison Dieu Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 1RT View map
T G Baynes Solicitors
T G Baynes is your leading local Solicitor in Kent, with offices in Bexleyheath, Orpington and Dartford providing a range of Legal services including injunction proceedings.
You may qualify for legal aid funding and our advisors can undertake preliminary assessment to establish whether this is the case.
Bexleyheath - 020 8301 7777
Dartford - 01322 295555
Orpington - 01689 886000
Open hoursMonday to Friday: 9am - 5:30pm
AddressBexleyheaht Office - Broadway House, 208 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7BG Dartford Office - Baynes House, 5 Market Street, Dartford, Kent, DA1 1DB Orpington Office - Downe House, 303 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0NJ View map
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