As countries around the world went into lockdown, church as we knew it ended. Pastors began working out how to 'do' church online, how to stay connected with an isolated congregation and how to support their local community. At the same time, cases for domestic abuse were rising dramatically, in …
Tea Time Talks - Introductory domestic abuse training for churchesView
We're passionate about helping churches feel confident that they know what to do when domestic abuse is disclosed. Our introductory level course, 'Tea Time Talks', will help you explore key questions around the issue of domestic abuse. The series will help you understand more about what domestic abuse involves, how …
This outstanding resource aims to support survivors of domestic abuse as they journey towards recovery. The inspiration to publish this handbook came from Restored's Online Survivors’ Network as it became clear that survivors of domestic abuse were facing very similar challenges in a variety of areas, yet there were no …
Restored Turns Ten: Our Impact 2010-2020View
As we celebrate our 10th anniversary, we look back at the amazing things we've achieved over the last decade.
Ending Domestic Abuse: A Pack for ChurchesView
Domestic abuse is prevalent in every corner of society. Our research has shown that this is true even in our churches, where one in four churchgoers have experienced abuse in a present relationship. Our Church Pack has been designed to empower churches around the world to engage with the challenges …
Ending Domestic Abuse: A Pack for Churches (Digital Download)View
Ending Domestic Abuse: A Pack for Churches is a comprehensive resource designed to help your church prevent and respond to domestic abuse. We want to see men and women flourish, and this resource will address some common myths and provide practical ways to respond to disclosures of abuse, as well …
In Churches Too InfographicView
This infographic highlights the key results of our academic research on domestic abuse within churches across Cumbria, published in 2018.
In Churches Too: Church Responses to Domestic AbuseView
We know that domestic abuse happens everywhere, in all communities. Churches are often assumed to be a place of refuge, but we wanted to test whether churches know how to respond and if they recognise it in their own congregations. This research, which we conducted in 2018, is the first …
First Man Standing Bible StudiesView
Domestic abuse is a human issue and we encourage men and women to engage with the issues. Christian men have the privilege, responsibility and opportunity to be the friends, husbands and fathers that God intended. These Bible studies will help men explore what the Bible shows us about masculinity and …
Powerful and BeautifulView
This anthology was created with the inspirational and creative poems written by members of our online Survivors' Network.
Study and Reflection for Churches and Small GroupsView
Facts, readings, points for reflection, discussion and prayer - and practical actions you can take to help end violence against women.
Church Self Assessment ToolView
Domestic abuse is a specialist area that requires referral to professionals. However, as a church you can work to become a place of safety and support for those facing domestic abuse. Take the challenge and work through this self assessment to develop momentum so that your response to domestic abuse …
Toilet Door PosterView
Domestic violence happens in churches too, but too often it goes undetected. We want to help you support the women in your church.Please display this poster in your church toilets so survivors of domestic abuse know where they can get help and what some of the signs of an abusive …