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METRO is a leading equality and diversity charity, providing health, community and youth services across London. METRO run a social group, a counselling service and a victim support service for LGBTQ young people in Southwark.
Nacro is a social justice charity. They aim to change lives by designing and delivering services to equip people with skills, advice and support to move on. Nacro's dedicated national phone and online service provides advice and support on resettlement matters to offenders, their families and practitioners such as finding somewhere to live, getting a job and dealing with the disclosure of a criminal record.
One in Four
One in Four is a specialist charity with a dedicated team of experts and counsellors with many years of knowledge, experience and expertise in working with survivors of sexual abuse and violence, and particularly child sexual abuse. They support survivors to work through the trauma of abuse, helping them to transform and rebuild their lives.
Pact is a national charity which supports people affected by imprisonment. They provide practical and emotional support to prisoners' children and families, and to prisoners themselves.
Paladin – National Stalking Advocacy Service
Paladin is a trauma-informed service established to assist high risk victims of stalking in England and Wales. High risk is defined as those who are at risk of serious harm and/or homicide. Their team of accredited Independent Stalking Advocacy Caseworkers (ISACs) ensure that high risk victims of stalking are supported and that a coordinated community response is developed locally to keep victims and their children safe.
101 is the number to call when you want to contact your local police in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland - when it's less urgent than a 999 call.
RADAR (Reducing and deterring Adult re-offending)
RADAR comprises of a range of services in Southwark working together to reduce crime. It provides intensive support for offenders (not on probation licence) with addiction, housing, relationship, benefits & debt advice, problem solving, mental & physical health, education and training to help avoid offending in the future.
Refuge opened the world’s first safe house for women and children escaping domestic violence in Chiswick, West London, in 1971. Refuge is committed to a world where domestic violence is not tolerated and where women and children can live in safety. We aim to empower women and children to rebuild their lives, free from violence and fear. We provide a range of life-saving and life-changing services, and a voice for the voiceless.
Refugee Council
The Refugee Council is one of the leading charities in the UK working directly with refugees, and supporting them to rebuild their lives. We also speak up for refugees using our direct work as an evidence base, and ensure refugees have a stronger and more influential voice in decisions that will affect them.
The Safe Shop is a base for the community street warden service in Peckham. It is a is a drop in centre for people who want advice about anything related with crime or safety. There is also an internet cafe in the building and a studio space that can be used by young people for music and the arts.
Safer Neighbourhoods Police Teams
Safer neighbourhoods is about local policing. There are three safer neighbourhoods police teams in Camberwell - one in each electoral ward. Their aim is to listen and talk to you, and find out what affects your daily life and feelings of security. These might be issues such as antisocial behaviour, graffiti, noisy neighbours, yobs or vandalism. Then, they work in partnership with you and other agencies to find a lasting solution.
SLaM Forensic High Support and Recovery (Southwark)
The Forensic and General High Support Team is a community mental health team (CMHT). We provide intensive support, monitoring, rehabilitation and advice for people, aged 18-65, who have severe and ongoing mental health problems and learning disabilities, and a history of offending.
SLaM Forensic Intensive Psychological Treatment Service (Lambeth and Southwark)
The Forensic Intensive Psychological Treatment Service (FIPTS) was developed in 2004 in partnership with the Ministry of Justice and Department of Health to treat and manage high risk offenders with severe personality disorder.
SLaM Thames Ward (Bethlem Royal Hospital)
The purpose of our service is to ensure that mentally disordered offenders are assessed and treated effectively, in the least restrictive environment. We aim to manage the risk, reduce further offending and support recovery throughout the person’s stay. Our service is designed to support people on a pathway to recovery through a series of carefully managed stages.
Solace Advocacy and Support Services (SASS)
Southwark Advocacy and Support Service (SASS) delivered by Solace Women’s Aid in partnership with Southwark Council provides confidential advice, advocacy and support to women and men aged 16 years and over who live in Southwark.
Southwark Council – Anti-Social Behaviour Team
SASBU is a multi agency team, including officers from housing, the police and the youth offending team, who are responsible for:
•Dealing with the person allegedly committing the offence
•Taking legal action
•Arranging victim support, and
•Organising systems for collecting evidence and information
SSAFA Forces Help – Soldiers, Sailors Airforce Assc
SSAFA provides lifelong support to those who are serving or who have ever served in the British Army, the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force, and their families. SSAFA has been serving the Armed Forces community for more than 125 years. We are continually updating what we do to ensure we meet the changing needs of servicemen and women, veterans and their families.