To see opening hours for the 2020 Festive Period, please see the service schedule here.
#16daysofaction is a national campaign to end gender-based violence, supported by Public Health England. The campaign website is available here, where you can view a range of podcasts and videos which might help you, whether your experiencing abuse or just want to understand it better. (Note, some resources may be triggering for survivors).
You might have heard us mention IDAS before…
IDAS are a domestic abuse support service, operating in Sheffield to support those who are experiencing and recovering from abuse.
IDAS have collected #SurvivorStories as part of their own #16days16stories campaign, which you can check out here.
Read a VIDA user’s powerful poem about her experience of domestic abuse. #SheffieldSurvivors
Take a few minutes to read a VIDA service user’s story, who showed courage to leave an abusive relationship. Here, she describes how her past has shaped her life now. #SheffieldSurvivors
Day 10 – Read another story here from a #SheffieldSurvivor and user of VIDA who found strength through the support of loved ones and those they met at VIDA.
Read a poem from another Sheffield agency service user from VIDA here. This really captures the experience of living after abuse. #SheffieldSurvivors
The next installment to our #16days stories, written by a #SheffieldSurvivor and Young Women’s Housing Project client can be seen here.