Save our Refuges

Please help us in our campaign to save our refuge provision. 

West Sussex County Council are proposing to cut 100% of funding for supported housing. This would have a devastating impact on our refuge provision and put the lives of women and children at risk.

Please sign the petition by clicking on our logo below asking the leader of West Sussex County Council to protect our refuge provision.

The Freedom Programme will be running in Worthing, Bognor Regis, Horsham and Crawley from September. Please call 0330 333 7416 for more information

How we can help

Are you or someone you know experiencing Domestic Abuse?

If you are in immediate danger dial 999

National Domestic Abuse 24 hour helpline 0808 2000 247

Call us 0330 333 7416

We have a range of services in West Sussex to help:

Amber House Drop in Centre

Our drop in centre is open from 11am to 3pm Monday to Friday

Located at 32 New Road, Littlehampton BN17 5AT

Open to the whole community provide advice, one to one support and referral into refuge provision

Amber House Community Refuge

Providing refuge and support to local women, working with the whole family to prevent domestic abuse escalating.

Confidential Refuge Provision

Our Refuge accommodation provides a safe place of support for women, experienced staff provide both practical and emotional support to help you rebuild a life free from abuse. Women with children are also welcomed into the refuge and our Child Support Workers provide one to one play led support to each child. 

Work in the Community

The Freedom Programme - a 12 week rolling programme of support for women. The aims of the programme are to help women understand the belieft held by abusive people and in so doing , recognise which of these beliefs the have shared.

To show the effects of domestic abuse on children

To help women recognise potential future abusers

To help women to gain self-confidence to improve the quality of thier lives

 

The Recovery Toolkit- a 12 week programme empowering women who are no longer in an abusive relationhsip to overcome the psychological trauma of domestic abuse and to move toward with thier lives living free from domestic abuse

To find out more about our group work and courses please contact us for  more information email info@safeinsussex.org.uk or call 0330 333 7416


Young People

Do Nothing

Educational Programmes

SAFE.RELATIONSHIPS

Our aim is to empower young people to make healthy choices around every relationship they have, whether that is friendships, parent/guardian, sibling or romantic.

We deliver lessons withing secondary schools which are interactive and fun using a variety of mediums to engage young people. Our lessons are relevant to all 3 core themes of the PSHE education programme of study:

  • Health and wellbeing
  • Relationships
  • Living in the wider world

We are also able to offer aseemblies to whole school, year groups or chapters which aim to raise awarenes of relationship abuse, busting myths that surround it and where to access help.

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The GREAT Project

The GREAT Project is a fun, interactive and educational healthy relationship and domestic abuse awareness programme for year five and six pupils. It is designed to compliment key stage 2 Personal, Social and Emotional Curriculum, covering topics such as healthy relationships, defining domestic abuse, reasons and excuses and respecting each other. To find out more about our programmes please email info@safeinsussex.org.uk or call 0330 333 7416

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