Crime Violence and Abuse in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Crime Violence and Abuse

AAFDA (Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse)

Works to help and support those left behind after fatal domestic abuse; provides a library of resources, background information, and details of their helpline.

Action on Elder Abuse

Working to prevent the abuse of vulnerable older adults. Site presents a helpline, downloads, reports, and information on campaigns, conferences, and partnerships.

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Domestic Violence

Provides an opportunity to engage with and influence parliamentarians from the three main political parties on key Women’s Aid priorities.

Alternatives to Violence Project

Organises workshops which aim to help people improve the way they handle conflict. Includes workshop dates around the country plus details of the organisation's work in prisons.

The Andrea Adams Consultancy

Provides training and consultancy services to help organisations effectively manage the diverse and complex workplace problems caused by bullying, harassment and other inappropriate behaviour.

Ann Craft Trust

Working to safeguard children and adults with learning disabilities from abuse. Offers advice, training and publications.

Central Scotland Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Centre

Provides support and advice for survivors of rape, sexual assault, and child sexual abuse in Falkirk, Stirling and Clackmannanshire. Includes contacts, details of their services and education programme, and volunteer opportunities.

Circles UK

A national body supporting the development of local Circles, innovative community contributions to reducing sex offending; describes the programme and their support, with links to regional projects, and how to get involved. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Circles-UK/206272969425135

The Clinic For Boundaries Studies

Provides support services for people who feel they have been harmed by a professional in a position of trust - this might be through inappropriate sexual behaviour, confidentiality breach, financial exploitation or any other breach of professional boundaries.

Dewar Research

Makes available study material and publications on the issue of domestic violence, in particular on the victimisation of men in domestic relationships and the nature and prevalence of abuse by female partners.

eCrime

Provides advice and guidance on what to do if you are a victim of online, digital or cyber abuse.

The Freedom Programme

Describes this twelve week programme providing information about domestic violence to men and women; includes venues, dates and booking information.

My Decision

Features a step by step guide for anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted, detailing how the police will handle the contact.

National Organisation for the Treatment of Abusers (NOTA)

A forum for professionals working in the field of sexual aggression; provides information about training and conferences, their journal, and details of regional branches.

Peace, Hope and Healing

Presents a Biblical response to sexual abuse and includes personal testimony and support information.

Respect

UK membership association for domestic violence perpetrator programmes and associated support services. Describes the association's services and programmes.

Respond

Founded to work with and protect people with learning disabilities that have experienced abuse or trauma. Includes support and campaign details.

Scottish Domestic Abuse Helpline

The Scottish Government's free and confidential helpline for people suffering domestic abuse; also includes other resources and sources of advice and help.

Shakti Women's Aid

Offers support, advocacy and information to all black/minority ethnic women, children and young people experiencing and/or fleeing domestic abuse. Provides details of their helpline, services, and public awareness campaigns and outreach in Edinburgh and around Scotland.

Stop Online Abuse

Features case stories, advice and research into online abuse of all kinds, including revenge porn.

The Survivors Trust

Supports specialist services for the survivors of rape and sexual abuse. survivorstrust

True Vision

Site designed to tackle hate crime and to provide tools for reporting it.

Violence is Preventable

Multi award winning abuse and violence prevention programme for children, young people and vulnerable adults throughout the UK. Includes resources shop and details of how the programme works.

Violence Reduction Unit (VRU)

Formed by Strathclyde Police to tackle all forms of violent behaviour, in particular knife crime and weapon carrying around Glasgow; now extended nationwide by the Scottish Executive.

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