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

Fairytale Foe

By savannah | 1st October 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/     Aung San Suu Kyi:  “The only real prison is fear, and the…

The Look of Love

By savannah | 29th September 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/ The look of love can be so gripping. After my first marriage breakdown, I…

Young Voices Under Lockdown

By savannah | 9th September 2020

A day in the life of a Young Voices Worker at Juno Women’s Aid under the government’s lockdown restrictions. I’m sure it doesn’t come as a big surprise that COVID-19 and the lockdown has been a bit of a challenge and a struggle for a lot young people that we support on the Young Voices…

The Courts and Coronavirus

By savannah | 20th August 2020

An insight into what is happening in the courts during the Coronavirus pandemic, written by a Court Worker at Juno Women’s Aid. It has been a strange time as a court worker. Things were running along and all of a sudden, it ground to a halt. The budget cuts over the last few years had…

A Day in The Life of a Lockdown Worker

By savannah | 18th June 2020

  An insight into a day in the life of a County Survivor Advocacy Support Service (SASS) team member at Juno under the government’s lockdown restrictions. June, a time of celebration for me. Two of my children have birthdays; my daughter turns 16 and the other six. It’s the first month of summer and I…

A Message of Solidarity #BlackLivesMatter

By savannah | 4th June 2020

A message from Yasmin, CEO of Juno Women’s Aid. This is a very personal message, but I felt I had to say something and a prompt from a dear and valued member of Juno has given me courage today. Lockdown has been a painful time for us all as we have watched the daily news…

Helpline – May 2020

By savannah | 21st May 2020

It’s been a busy few weeks on the Helpline – like many other Helplines across the UK we have seen a big increase in calls. Since lockdown began on 24th March we have answered over 1700 calls for help from survivors, their family and friends, and the professionals involved in their ongoing support. Our team…

COVID-19 Update

By savannah | 4th May 2020

Last month, we published a document containing information on Juno Women’s Aid’s response to COVID-19. The document contained messages from Juno’s CEO, Yasmin Rehman, our board, our key messages, and local Nottingham contacts for domestic abuse. Much has changed in the past four weeks, but our key messages remain broadly the same: The 24-hour domestic…

A Day in The Life of a Children and Teen Advocate

By savannah | 31st December 2019

Phew! It’s hard work being a Wonder Woman, but services like these are needed to keep young people in Nottinghamshire safe and free from relationship abuse and harm. Meet our Teen Advocate worker and hear about a real-life account of her day “in the office”. Our Teen Advocate is an experienced, knowledgeable member of staff…