Your voice for change

Our experience-based insights and guidance are helping to shape better services.


Your voice for change

Our experience-based insights and guidance are helping to shape better services.

VOICES actively influences the improvement of domestic abuse services by providing opportunities for people with lived experience to take part in consultation and to shape training or awareness campaigns. We have worked with the Ministry of Justice, national organisations like SafeLives, health and mental health researchers, and people who fund and run services. 

One way to get involved is through our SEEDS volunteer group (Survivors Empowering and Educating Domestic Abuse Services). SEEDS aims to make access to and use of support services easier and more effective, helping families recover and thrive. If you would like to get involved with SEEDS’ activities or with any of our consultation projects, we would be delighted to hear from you.

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We can support you now

If you are ready to have a conversation with us, leave a safe number for us to call and a time that suits you either on our answer machine or via email.

No commitments, no record without your consent. Just a conversation.

01225 420249

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This service has saved my mental health and has provided a safe service whilst helping with coping mechanisms for the future.

- Lena

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Christmas and New Year contacts

VOICES will be closed for some days over Christmas and New Year. We wish all our wonderful clients, partners and supporters a peaceful and healthy holiday. Please find the details of our opening hours and contact information during the period here. Contact details for other specialist services are available on our Facebook page:

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Survivor-led organisations deserve safe spaces

VOICES is calling for whole community support to ensure organisations created by and for survivors of domestic abuse can flourish in safety.

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A German school’s initiative for safety in public spaces

A vocational school in Hennef, Germany marked the 40th anniversary of the 16 Days of Activism with an unusual and inspiring initiative. The institution is one among a national network of “Courage Schools”, and their campaign showed that combatting violence against women and girls is everybody’s business.