Resources

Below is a range of local and national resources for survivors, concerned friends and family, professionals and for those interested in learning more about Juno and the specialist domestic abuse sector.

Children and Young People

Support for women

Juno's 24-hour freephone domestic and sexual abuse Helpline 0808 800 0340

Nottingham Women's Centre offers guidance, advice, counselling and more

Sexual violence support

Notts SVSS's Helpline for sexual violence and abuse 0115 941 0440

The Topaz Centre for free support and practical help 0800 085 9993

 

Support for young people

Childline's Helpline 0800 1111. You can also chat to them online 

You can also call Juno's 24-hour freephone Helpline 0808 800 0340

A Day in The Life of a Freedom Programme Facilitator

By Carly Mason | 10th August 2021

This article is written by Juno Women’s Aid’s Freedom Programme Facilitator in Nottingham city. What is the Freedom Programme? The Freedom Programme is a domestic abuse programme that examines the roles played between perpetrators and survivors of abuse, as well as the attitudes and beliefs they carry. Juno Women’s Aid facilitates women-only Freedom Programme sessions,…

Ann Bernice Huffsmith

By Carly Mason | 11th May 2021

In remembrance of Ann Bernice Huffsmith, advocate, philanthropist, dearly beloved wife, and mother to three children. Ann Bernice Huffsmith was a treasure to everyone who knew her. Throughout her many years as a confidante and supporter of organisations such as the Salvation Army, and non-profits helping women overcome addiction, she also specialised in teaching dyslexic…

Final Briefing: The Domestic Abuse Act 05/05/21

By Hope Thomas | 5th May 2021

Over the past few months, we have published fortnightly briefings on the Domestic Abuse Bill to provide survivors of domestic abuse, partner agencies, and individuals supporting Juno’s mission, with parliamentary and sector-wide updates. The Bill returned to the Commons for consideration of Lord amendments on the 26th April 2021, this was followed by another consideration…

Reflections of a CEO – Male Violence Against Women and Girls

By Carly Mason | 15th March 2021

This past week has left too many of us angry, exhausted, hurt, and in some cases, despairing about the situation for women and girls in the UK. I have been reflecting on the events of this week and am asking myself what is it that is so different about the past seven days that has…

International Women’s Day 2021

By Carly Mason | 8th March 2021

Happy International Women’s Day to women around the world! In line with our #JunoWomen campaign throughout the month of March on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, today we’re sharing a poem written by Juno staff aptly called: ‘Women who work with women have the best job in the world.’ Enjoy! Women who work with women have…

Juno Service Update – January National Lockdown

By Carly Mason | 13th January 2021

A national lockdown was announced on Monday the 4th of January following a rise of COVID-19 cases across the UK. In this blog post, we have outlined service updates and key messages from Juno. Do not hesitate to call Juno’s 24-hour freephone Helpline if you are worried about yourself or someone else. Take care and…

Fairytale Foe Part 3

By Carly Mason | 17th December 2020

Trigger Warning: This blog post contains information about domestic violence and abuse. Look after yourself and remember, we’re here 24-hours, 365 days a year. Call us on 0808 800 0340 or visit our website for information on the available support. https://junowomensaid.org.uk/ This is Part 3 of a three-part series. Read Part 1, Fairytale Foe, here, and Part…

The Look of Love Part 3

By Carly Mason | 17th December 2020

Trigger Warning: This blog post contains information about domestic violence and abuse. Look after yourself and remember, we’re here 24-hours, 365 days a year. Call us on 0808 800 0340 or visit our website for information on the available support. https://junowomensaid.org.uk/ This is Part 3 of a three-part series. Read The Look of Love Part…

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls.

By Carly Mason | 25th November 2020

As many of you are aware, today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls. The history of IDEVAW and he 16 Days of Activism In 1999 the UN General Assembly designated the 25th of November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, inviting governments, international…

Fairytale Foe Part 2

By Carly Mason | 5th November 2020

Trigger Warning: This blog post contains information about domestic violence and abuse. Look after yourself and remember, we’re here 24-hours, 365 days a year. Call us on 0808 800 0340 or visit our website for information on the available support. https://junowomensaid.org.uk/ This is Part 2 of a three-part series. Read Part 1, Fairytale Foe, here.…