Children and Young People (CYP)

We have a small, dedicated team, delivering trauma-informed interventions to assist the recovery of children from domestic abuse and raise awareness amongst the wider community. Our Children and Young People’s Team currently offers:

  • Group work with children aged 8 – 18yrs (The CYP Recovery Toolkit)
  • Healthy Relationship Education in Secondary Schools and colleges
  • Primary Schools Workshops – focused on protective behaviours & positive friendships
  • Advice and support for parents and professionals
  • Training on the impact of domestic abuse on children via Swindon
    Safeguarding Partnership.
  • 1 to 1 support for children living in The Swindon Refuge
  • Parenting support and family activities for refuge residents, building confidence, trust and communication.

I am a young person, what can I do?
ChildLine – 0800 1111 – This is a 24-hour telephone helpline for children and young people needing to talk. Calls are confidential and are free even from mobiles. Their website is – A site to learn more about domestic abuse within a family. – A site for young people worried about a relationship of their own.
If you are worried for yourself or someone you know, please speak with an adult you trust; it may be someone at school or college, or an adult at a club you go to. There are people who will help you.

College Drop-ins
We have a Young Person IDVA who works specifically with 16 – 25 years. Advice drop-ins will run fortnightly at Swindon College and New College. Please enquire on 01793 864984 for more

Contact Us

Empowering and supporting
victims and survivors of
domestic abuse


    HELPLINE: 01793 610 610

    (staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

    General Enquiries: 01793 864 984

    Registered Postal Address:
    Swindon Women’s Aid
    PO Box 3816, Swindon
    SN5 1BQ

    Registered CharityNo: 1175148
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    No: 1175148

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