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Courses to support families with domestic abuse

Children, young people and families, who have experienced domestic abuse, can attend confidential courses to help them improve their wellbeing and lifestyle.

The Children and Family Wellbeing Service (CFWS) offer various courses to suit different age groups and situations. They aim to educate, advise and encourage you to share your story and build your confidence.

Each course has its own eligibility criteria and depends on whether domestic abuse is a current or a past experience.

Attendance to any of these groups is completely confidential.

Group courses

These courses allow participants to meet and work with others who have had similar experiences of domestic abuse.

Courses for children aged 8-16 years

Courses for parents and carers aged 16+

One-to-one courses

These courses provide personal support to families and children to improve different aspects of their lifestyle, such as parenting skills, emotional and physical health and wellbeing, and behaviour management.

Courses for children and families

Cost of the courses

All courses provided by our Children and Family Wellbeing Service are free of charge.


Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, some of the group courses that are usually delivered at our county-wide centres are currently on hold.

We are still able to provide support - online or tailored according to your situation.

Our one-to-one courses are provided virtually, over the phone, at home or at school.

For any further information, please call our service.

Joining a course

Families, who meet the above criteria, or someone on their behalf, can apply for a course by filling in a self-referral form or by calling our service.

Professionals can refer a family by using the Multi-Agency Referral From (MARF)

Contact details

Children and Family Wellbeing Service Triage Team

Telephone: 0116 3058727

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