What we do
The links below will take you to pages with exclusive interviews to help you learn more about the individual roles within Cambridgeshire Victim Services.
B United is a unique service managed by Peterborough Women’s Aid providing emotional and practical support to male victims of domestic abuse and violence across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Huntingdonshire and Fenland.
Ethnic Minority Independent Domestic Violence Advisors (IDVAs) provide support to individuals from a Black, Asian or other minority community who are experiencing or at risk of domestic abuse from a family member.
A Young Person’s Independent Domestic Abuse Advisor (IDVA) provides support to young people aged 13-25 who have experienced domestic abuse from a partner. The support can take many forms depending on whether the individual recognises there is a problem or not.
A Specialist Victim Care Coordinator (Migrant Victims of Exploitation) provides end-to-end support to victims and witnesses of crime from the initial report to police or self-referral through to the conclusion of any criminal justice proceedings, or beyond if required.
The Bobby Scheme provide advice around home and personal security and fit security and safety devices for elderly victims of burglary.
IDVAs who specialise in stalking advocacy provide independent support, information and advice to adults who have experienced stalking by anyone eg ex-partner, family member, colleague or a stranger.
Victim and Witness Care Coordinators provide support to victims and witnesses of crime and anti-social behaviour. Care is provided from the initial incident or report to the police right through to the conclusion of criminal justice proceedings.
CHOICES offers a confidential trauma-informed counselling service for women and men who have experienced sexual abuse in childhood. Alongside its primary counselling service, the charity also delivers a short-term practical and psychoeducational package to help those people waiting for long-term, weekly counselling sessions.
Specialist Deaf IDVAs provide support to women and men from the deaf community who are experiencing domestic abuse and need support to stay safe.
The Lithuanian Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Community Engagement Worker is a unique role within Peterborough Women’s Aid providing support and advocacy for survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence within the Lithuanian community in Peterborough.
The Freedom and Freedom Forever Programmes provide support and learning for female survivors of domestic abuse.