SafeNet (formerly ELWRA) provides services across Lancashire for victims of domestic violence and abuse. It is a registered charity and joined The Calico Group in April 2011.
SafeNet has been keeping women and children safe from domestic abuse for forty years.
Over the years they have extended their services to all survivors and have developed specialist support for ethnic minority communities, children and young people, those with complex health needs, LGBT and male survivors.
At SafeNet they are proud to deliver fully inclusive and accessible services.
SafeNet protects victims and survivors of domestic abuse through the provision of safe refuge and support services, and promotes the prevention of further harm, through various initiatives including, working to build safe and healthy relations and promote equality.
SafeNet deliver services throughout the North West from bases in Burnley, Preston, Lancaster, Rochdale and Blackpool.
They offer expert practitioner knowledge and deliver and range of specialist services including:
Refuge – a safe and confidential place to stay for women and children escaping domestic abuse.
Safe House – move on properties for those who are ready to leave the communal setting of the refuge, or for those who have older male children who are unable to stay in refuge accommodation.
Recovery Refuge – Jane’s Place is the first recovery refuge in the North West, and offers safe and secure temporary accommodation for women and children who have additional complex needs.
IDVA Service – navigating the criminal justice system for those at the highest risk of serious harm and homicide.
Outreach Support – we offer information and support to victims, survivors and to partner agencies, this includes out-of-hours evenings and weekend response. Our community based outreach support is offered to victims/survivors in their communities.
Where is SafeNet Domestic Abuse Service