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Merseyside Domestic Violence Service Ltd

COVID-19:

MDVS are working day and night to support families experiencing domestic violence at this difficult time. We are taking new referrals and self-referrals and encourage services and individuals to come forward for support at this time. Some of the ways we are assisting our families during this crisis is by delivering weekly food parcels and boredom packs for children and young people. 

 

MDVS are a RESPECT Accredited service working delivering interventions for perpetrators and victims of domestic abuse and interventions for perpetrators and victims of intimate partner stalking. MDVS also have a Children and Young People's service with interventions for C&YP causing harm and those who are experiencing harm. 

From June 2021, MDVS will be introducing the RESPECT Child and Adolescent to Parent Violence and Abuse programme. This will be an integrated service for parents who are being abused by their child and interventions for children and young people who are either causing harm and/or those who are experiencing harm. 

MDVS are also delivering an Integrated Domestic Abuse Parenting behavioural change Programme for Parents who are causing harm to their children. 

MDVS also provide 1-1 support for male victims of domestic abuse and intimate partner stalking. 

We accept referrals from all agencies and self-referrals. http://mdvs.co.uk/

MDVS have 3 trained Independent Stalking Advocacy Caseworkers, ISAC's who will be working directly with victims of intimate partner stalking, this will include expert advice for high-risk stalking victims, advocacy and emotional support. 

Services for female victims/survivors: 1-1 support, counselling, group work, safety planning, child and adolescent to parent violence and abuse programme, Stalking risk assessment, support, advocacy and expert advice; parenting programmes for parents who are experiencing domestic abuse and/or those causing direct harm to children. 

Services for male perpetrators: 26-week behavioural change programme (MASC, Males Actively Seeking Change) group work and 1-1; specialist risk assessment of stalking behaviours and coercive control; 10-week Parenting Programme; 1-1 and group work with parents who are experiencing abuse perpetrated by their child/ren. 

Services for children and young people: Empowering Group work and 1-1 support for children and young people whose lives are affected by domestic abuse; RESPECT Children and Young People's programme for children and young people who are perpetrating harm toward their parent/s/guardian. MDVS also offer recreational activities for children and young people including days trips to Chester Zoo and other exciting adventures!

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Ayla
Contact Position
Service Manager
Telephone

E-mail
ayla.mdvs@Ymail.com
Website
mdvs.org
Notes

COVID-19:

MDVS are working day and night to support families experiencing domestic violence at this time of increased risk. We are taking new referrals and self-referrals and encourage services and individuals to come forward for support at this time. Alongside the critical safety planning support MDVS provide we are assisting our families during this crisis by delivering weekly food parcels.

 

Where to go

Name
Merseyside Domestic Violence Service ltd
Address
Po Box 200
Liverpool
Postcode
L14 9WU
Notes

We operate from a wide range of community venues to ensure that we can accommodate families in need of support. 

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open Monday 9am to 5pm, Tues 9am to 7pm, Wed 9am to 7pm, Thursday and Friday 9am until 5pm
Time of day
Evening
Morning
Session Information
26-week Behavioural Change Programme for males
16-week Domestic Abuse recovery programme for females
Child and Adolescent to Parent Violence and Abuse (C&YP causing harm)
Child and Adolescent to Parent Violence and Abuse (Adult victim)
Parenting programmes (Perpetrator)
Parenting programmes (Victim/survivor)

Other Details

Costs

Details
There are no charges attached to services.

Availability

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

We accept self-referrals by phone 07802 722 703/704/705.

 

Professionals can request referral form via phone (07802 722 703/704/705 or email ayla.mdvs@ymail.com  Referral forms can also be found on our website, see links to content. 

Other notes

We cover North and South Liverpool and St Helens. Our programs are delivered during day time and evening. 

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