One Step At a Time
To help those with mental health difficulties to become fully integrated into society. particularly to work with adult suvivors of childhood sexual abuse who have anxiety and depression and trauma in relation to the past abuse they have suffered. To enable them to move forward with their lives.
People being isolated in the community and not feeling valued or part of society. Enabling victims of abuse to see the abuse was not their fault or responsibility and by learning to value and care for themselves becoming more 'whole' and enabling them to lead more fullfilling and happier lives.
by working with people to heal from past traumas and move on with their lives so the past abuse is not effecting their everyday life. To help people have more confidence to be intergrated into the community by helping them adopt positive healthy coping strategies rather than negative destructive ones, to help people deveop an inner feeling of strength which will enable them to for example take part in voluntary work giving them vital skills and confidence and help them when seeking work.
The client group will feel valued and more integrated into the community.
Activities» Provide emotional support, advice, information and befriending.
Success will be...measured by the client group being able to participate more in the community around them, engage in voluntary work, learn new skills.
By the client group being stronger individuals more able to cope with life more healthy and happier, participating in activities, work, healed from past traumas, valuing themselves and more able to cope independently with any problems in the future therefore less reliant on statutory services, having the confidence to engage in voluntary work, and employment.
Lack of funding. Trying to secure funding.
Reports. Client feedback. Other agency feedback.
Budget - Project Cost: £25,000Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £15,000 salary salary costs of support worker £10,000 admin telephone, stationery, postage, directories, training, etc.
UK wide based in London Borough of Havering, Essex
local population, UK wide population, any person who is vulnerable at risk, isolated and a victim of any form of abuse, who has mental health difficulties particularly those who are adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
We are recognised by NAPAC (National Association of People Abused in Childhood) as one of the leading charities helping adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. We have referrals from the Police, Social Services, GPs, Rape crisis Centres, Samaritans, GMTV, Jeremy Kyle Show, This Morning, BBC Audience Lines, agony aunts etc.
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Co-ordinator and Support worker