Smiling Woman

The Children and Young People’s service (CHYPS) offers support to children and young people aged 5-17 who have been affected by domestic abuse.

This may include:

  • Witnessing domestic abuse at home
  • In an abusive relationship with a girlfriend or boyfriend
  • Caught up in violence / arguments at home
  • Being physically, emotionally, psychologically or sexually abused by the abuser
  • Victim of honour based violence
  • Subjected to forced marriage
  • Fleeing for their safety / living in refuge

CHYPS provides practical and emotional support, raises awareness and offers a safe space to allow children and young people to make sense of what has happened to them and help them to recover from domestic abuse.

Services include:

  • 1:1 Support
  • A safe place to talk about experiences
  • S.T.A.R Group work
  • Parenting workshops

Children and young people must be referred by an agency such as schools, social services, police, health services, youth services etc. A referral form and parental consent is required.



For further information or to access the service please contact:
Tel: 01792 644683 - OR