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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 2018-11-08T00:00:00+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 (Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse) is a registered charity working with victims and survivors of sexual violence and child sexual abuse, providing independent, specialist support and promoting and representing their rights and needs. We work with adult women and men, young people (aged 13-19) and children aged 12 and under from across mid and north Essex. We provide our services from our head office in Colchester and from outreach premises in Braintree, Chelmsford, Clacton-on-Sea, Great Dunmow and Harwich. CARA is a women-led organisation and we work from a feminist perspective. We actively seek to ensure equality of women as a service provider and as an employer. Our core values of feminism, respect, empowerment and equality underpin everything we do. CARA provides: • An Independent Sexual Violence Adviser (ISVA) service, supporting victims who report to the police through each stage of the criminal justice system. • One-to-one specialist counselling and therapeutic support for adults and young people. • Play therapy for children aged 12 and under, and support for their families. • An advocacy service. • A women-only social group in Colchester. • Awareness-raising activities, including workshops in schools, training and presentations for professionals and organisations.
Recipient Org: Web Address
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