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South West Surrey Domestic Abuse Outreach Service has been awarded £6,640 from the Arts Council’s Let’s Create Jubilee Fund by the Community Foundation for Surrey We are delighted to announce that our domestic abuse service – South West Surrey Dometic Abuse Outreach Service – has been awarded a grant of £6,640 from the Arts Council’s[…]

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No relationship is perfect all of the time but there are signs you can spot that may indicate whether your relationship is healthy or unhealthy.    Why does it matter? It’s important because healthy relationships are good for our wellbeing and make us feel supported and respected.  In unhealthy relationships, our partner shows behaviours that[…]

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What is family mediation? “Family mediation is a process in which an independent, professionally trained mediator helps you work out arrangements for children and finances following separation.”   For information visit the Family Mediation Council’s website   Call us for free advice about other family issues, housing, benefits and debt problems. Citizens Advice Waverley CONTACT[…]

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Find out what your rights are if your relationship has broken down, for example whether you can stay in the family home or who the children should live with.     If your relationship has broken down, you can ask us how mediation works. Mediation is a way of sorting any differences between you and[…]

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Domestic Abuse is the intentional use of verbal, emotional, psychological, financial and physical abusive tactics and behaviours used to maintain power and control over and manipulate a partner, ex-partner or family member. Andrea* was worn down by her husband’s abusive behaviour over many years. It began with financial control, constant questioning, checking and criticism and[…]

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South West Surrey Domestic Abuse Outreach Service (part of Citizens Advice Waverley) is working with Cranleigh Community Radio to broadcast information on key issues impacting the community in Waverley and Guildford. In this podcast, we ask the question “What is domestic abuse?” and we discover how South West Surrey Domestic Abuse Outreach Service can support[…]

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“We know that this pandemic has put an enormous strain on people financially but our data shows that strain is also being felt in people’s relationships.” National Citizens Advice @tommacinnes in @BBCNews last week https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-54972762 Want free, confidential and independent advice? Contact Citizens Advice Waverley 0344 848 7969 to speak with our friendly advisers

Published by Women’s Aid, the Domestic Abuse Report is a series that brings together the most comprehensive set of data on domestic abuse in the country. According to the latest report, over 90% (91%) of respondents currently experiencing domestic abuse said the COVID-19 pandemic had negatively impacted them in at least one way. Of those[…]

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