Hyndburn and Ribble Valley (HARV) Domestic Violence Team has been providing services to vulnerable children and families since 1998, Find out who they are and how the values lead the work that they deliver.
They are a learning organisation rooted in community development theory and practice; all the services they deliver are built around the diverse needs and issues of individuals, families and the communities in which they work.
More than one in four women in England (4.8 million) since aged 16 has experienced at least one incident of domestic abuse. Over 20,000 women a week in the UK experience at least one incident of domestic abuse on average two women a week are murdered at the hands of their current or former partner. At HARV they provide professional and quality support and services to women and children experiencing domestic violence and they will always
Believe women and children and make their safety their priority
Support andempower women to take control of their own lives
Recognise and care for the needs of children affected by violence
They recognise that violence is a violation of women and children’s human rights, that it is the result of an abuse of power and control, and that it is rooted in the historic status of women in the family and in society. Women and children have the right to live their lives free from all forms of violence and abuse, and that society has a duty to recognise and defend this right. It is their priority to develop and deliver high quality services to individuals, families and communities that contribute to ending violence against women and girls.
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