Domestic Abuse
Domestic Abuse

Sanctuary Scheme

Domestic abuse is a major cause of homelessness in Redcar & Cleveland. Many victims of domestic abuse feel that they need to move as they are in fear of the violence, the Sanctuary Scheme offers an alternative option for victims and can help to reduce the disruption and cost of moving. Anyone fitting the criteria can be considered for the scheme regardless of who you rent your home from but we will need permission from the landlord/owner to carry out the work.

The scheme aims to make it possible for victims and potential victims of domestic abuse to remain in their home and feel safe. This entails the provision and installation of security measures to a residents home which in turn will hopefully deter the perpetrator from any repeat incidents and allow the resident to feel safer in their home. .

What is a Sanctuary?

Every Sanctuary Project is tailored to meet the needs and circumstances of the individuals involved.

The main features are: -
  • Window restrictors/locks
  • Door locks and bolts
  • Door viewer
  • Security lighting
  • Fire Safety
  • Other features may be recommended when the Crime Reduction Officer visits your home to undertake a full assessment of what security measures are needed
Referrals can be made by yourself or through an agency you are working with.
Please contact Foundation Sanctuary Project on 07718707504 or 0300 456 2214 (freephone number)
Email: sanctuary@foundationuk.org

Foundation will support you through the process from start to finish.

Useful Numbers:

Womens Aid: 0808 2000 247
Police (none emergency): 101
Police (emergency): 999

Foundation:

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