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The Haven’s Gang Victims Counselling and Support Programme

The Haven is part of Waltham Forest's Gangs Prevention Programme and runs activities such as:

  • Comprehensive holistic counselling and support programme
  • Fortnightly facilitated support and craft therapy group
  • 6 monthly workshops delivered to relevant practitioners and partners to benefit beneficiary group

The project aims to:

  • To encourage victims to seek to engage with their families, possibly initially identifying a family member that they can trust when possible.
  • To encourage family members to seek individual counselling for themselves to address their issues.
  • To support the family in a non-judgemental way by offering active listening and empathy.
  • To share relevant information with other appropriate agencies to provide further support.
  • To teach the victim/survivor better life skills such as how to communicate positively with their families and their communities.

For more information please get on touch using the below details.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Chris Casey
020 8520 0755

Where to go

Haven - The Survivors of Abuse Network
The Peterhouse Community Centre
122 Forest Rise
E17 3PW
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