Sadie was referred to The Haven after she was groomed online and sexually exploited as a young girl. She was 14 when her teacher raised concerns with the safeguarding team that she was communicating with an older man online. She talks about how The Haven helped her to deal with the abuse, build her confidence and aspire for a better life.
James was referred to The Haven Wolverhampton after he and his mom were subjected to domestic abuse by his mom’s partner. He told us how The Haven supported him to talk openly about his feelings, and how he loved accessing VR therapy.
Leanne was in the audience at her school while our EmpowHER coordinator delivered the programme. After the session, she was able to disclose the harassment she was being subjected to at school and the abuse she’d faced at home.
What do you do when you have a lot of outdoor space but not enough space within a property to create a sensory area for therapeutic sessions? You build a sensory outdoor summer house in the garden! We share more on how and why and show you around.
"I feel like a zookeeper..."When COVID-19 happened, most of the women and children were quarantined in their refuge accommodation and they were unable to go out. All outdoor venues for activities were closed due to social distancing measures. Our Children and Young...