In Churches Too: key findingsView
See the key findings of our baseline research into domestic abuse in church communities across Cumbria, published in 2018.
The Church GuideView
We've created the Church Guide to increase awareness and understanding of domestic abuse, offer clear and concise information about the legal framework, and propose effective ways for churches to respond to disclosures of domestic abuse - walking alongside victims as well as safely engaging with perpetrators in their congregations.
First Man Standing Bible StudiesView
This resource is designed to help men explore what the Bible says about men, women, the relationship between them, and how this should affect our response to violence against women.It's a great tool for use in men's groups in churches - order your digital version now.
Powerful and Beautiful poetry anthologyView
Powerful & Beautiful is an anthology of poems written by members of our Survivors' Network. As well as being a helpful tool for recovery for survivors, writing poems demonstrates their the creativity and resilience.Available as a PDF download or as a paperback.
Prayers & Liturgy for ChurchesView
Praying as a church for survivors of domestic abuse, reflecting on our own complicity and affirming our beliefs in the value of men and women can be an important part of shifting the culture to one that never tolerates abuse. It can also make it much easier for a victim …
Out of ControlView
All of us will be familiar with supporting friends, family and colleagues through the ups and downs of relationships. But could some of the more difficult times of argument and conflict be more than general relationship issues? Is there something more sinister going on? Over the course of a lifetime, …
Toilet Door PosterView
Put this poster up on the back of toilet doors in your church to discretely signpost survivors to services that can help.To find contact details of services local to you, search for your town or city on the Women's Aid national directory: womensaid.org.uk/womens-aid-directoryAvailable in English and Welsh, for men's and …
Specialised Services SignpostingView
Download these PDFs containing contact details of various specialised domestic abuse services, including services for men, children and young people, and BME women.