RESPECT Standards

Respect is the UK membership organisation for three specialist areas of work within the domestic violence sector. RESPECT develop, deliver and support effective services for:

  • Male and female perpetrators of domestic violence
  • Male victims of domestic violence
  • Young people who use violence and abuse in close relationships

Phoenix Domestic Abuse Services are currently a member of RESPECT and are accredited to the Safe Minimum Standards. This year we will be aiming to achieve full accreditation.

In November 2017 Cath James (CEO – Phoenix Domestic Abuse Services) and Lidia Davies (Perpetrator Officer) were thrilled to attend the Westminster Launch of the new standards.

Staff also attended the Welsh launch at the Senedd in December 2017 (below)

(left to right) Jo Todd (RESPECT Chief Executive Officer) Susan Curley (Trustee – Phoenix Domestic Abuse Services) Luke Ivens (Perpetrator Manager – Phoenix Domestic Abuse Services)

Phoenix Domestic Abuse Services Perpetrator Team are now looking forward to aiming for full accreditation in 2018 to allow the great work to commence with perpetrators to decrease levels of domestic abuse in Blaenau Gwent.

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