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Defuze at Barnardos

We offer provision of a city wide service for children and young people up to 18 years old who are affected by domestic violence and abuse within the family or their own relationship.

We also offer a Children's Independent Domestic Violence Advisory Service ( IDVA Service), ensuring children and young people who are victims or witness of Domestic Abuse are supported to access the legal system,including support at court or reporting and interviews with police.

The service consists of direct and group work and is tailored to the young persons needs. The focus of the service is on advocacy, practical and emotional support with an emphasis on enhancing safety, encouraging development, aiding resilience and promoting social inclusion.

Who to contact

Telephone
024 7622 1112
E-mail
susan.parkes@barnardos.org.uk
Website
Defuze Coventry

Time / Date Details

Session Information
Monday to Friday from 09:00 - 17:00

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
From 0 years to 18 years
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Referrals received from professionals allocated social workers, CAF leads 3 & 4, Child in Need, Looked After Children and Child Protection.  

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