Toby's Story

Toby didn’t know his dad was hitting his mum. He knew they were argued all the time and his mum sometimes screamed but he only realised the full extent when him and his mum moved into a refuge to get away from the abuse. At first Toby found it really hard when he had to […]

Carl's Story

Carl was only seven years old when he, his younger brother and mum entered a refuge to escape his dad. When they arrived it was already night so none of the other children were around. Carl was anxious and frightened about being in a new place but he trusted his mum’s decision. Carl and his […]

6-11 Years Old

Domestic abuse is when one grown-up hurts or bullies another grown-up who is or was their partner, or who is in the same family.

Domestic abuse can happen between people who are boyfriend and girlfriend or who are married. It can happen when people live together or in different houses. Usually (but not always) it is the man who hurts the woman. Although domestic abuse happens between grown-ups, children can be affected by the abuse that they see and hear.

Children can also be hurt or bullied as part of domestic abuse.

It is NEVER OKAY and it is NEVER THE VICTIM OR CHILD’S FAULT.

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Behaviour Quiz

Carl was only seven years old when he, his younger brother and mum entered a refuge to escape his dad. When they arrived it was already night so none of the other children were around. Carl was anxious and frightened about being in a new place but he trusted his mum’s decision. Carl and his […]

Staying Safe Online

Carl was only seven years old when he, his younger brother and mum entered a refuge to escape his dad. When they arrived it was already night so none of the other children were around. Carl was anxious and frightened about being in a new place but he trusted his mum’s decision. Carl and his […]

Warning Signs

Carl was only seven years old when he, his younger brother and mum entered a refuge to escape his dad. When they arrived it was already night so none of the other children were around. Carl was anxious and frightened about being in a new place but he trusted his mum’s decision. Carl and his […]

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