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Therapeutic Support for Victims of Sexual Violence in Braintree (360G-EssexCF-A459038)

To provide a specialist counselling and therapeutic support service for people in Braintree who have been victims of sexual violence and child sexual abuse, over 3 years


18 Jan 2018

Grant details
Amount Applied For 39000
Amount Awarded 33987
Award Date 2018-01-18T00:00:00+00:00
Beneficiary Location: Country Code GB
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code E01033459
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code Type LSOA
Beneficiary Location: Name Braintree 009F
Grant Programme: Code Full Apps 2017/18
Grant Programme: Title Braintree District and Greenfields Community Fund
Impact Category Advance people's physical and mental health, wellbeing and safety
Last Modified 2018-07-12T00:00:00+00:00
Planned Dates: Duration (months) 35
Planned Dates: End Date 2020-12-31T00:00:00+00:00
Planned Dates: Start Date 2018-01-02T00:00:00+00:00
Primary age group Adults (26 – 65)
Primary beneficiary Victims of crime/violence/abuse
Primary ethnicity White British
Primary issue Sexual abuse
Recipient Org: Charity Number 1124282
Recipient Org: Company Number 06525343
Recipient Org: Description CARA works with victims and survivors of sexual violence and child sexual abuse, providing independent, specialist support and promoting and representing their rights and needs. Our aims are: 1. To provide high quality, specialist support to victims and survivors of sexual violence and child sexual abuse. 2. To increase awareness and understanding of sexual violence and child sexual abuse and the impact they have on victims and survivors, challenging myths and misconceptions. 3. To promote and represent the rights and needs of victims and survivors, including advocating for a fairer criminal justice system. CARA supports victims and survivors of sexual violence and child sexual abuse from across mid and north Essex and Uttlesford. We work with victims and survivors of all ages and genders. The services we provide are: - An Independent Sexual Violence Adviser (ISVA) service, providing practical and emotional support to victims as they go through the criminal justice system. - Specialist one-to-one counselling for adults. - Specialist therapeutic support for young people (13-19). - Play therapy for children aged 12 and under, from our purpose-designed play therapy room in Colchester. - A specialist advocacy service. - A women-only social group. - Awareness-raising activities, including workshops in schools and colleges and training for professionals. We currently work with around 900 clients at any one time from our Head Office in Colchester and our outreach premises in Braintree, Chelmsford, Clacton-on-Sea and Great Dunmow. From June 2018, we will also be providing services from outreach premises in Harwich.
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