Supporting Individuals At Risk

Savera UK supports those at risk in a number of ways.

  • Referrals – through direct referrals from a range of agencies such as health services, local authorities, Police, voluntary agencies, the community and self-referrals.
  • Drop-In Sessions – we run drop-in sessions once a week, providing a safe space to seek information and advice.
  • Support Programme – we work in partnership with agencies to provide support and activities to help our users develop their independence and reduce their isolation. This includes English classes; confidence and self-esteem programmes; a wellbeing programme; and a family fun programme those with children.

Savera UK also runs a helpline for those seeking services, support, and advice.

The helpline is run from 9am to 5pm every day by the charity’s trained staff.

The helpline is essential, particularly to individuals who are at risk of harmful practices and need to contact someone for help.

Support includes:

  • Providing appropriate immigration solicitors information
  • Supporting and helping individuals to leave their abusive environment
  • Finding appropriate refuge
  • Attending safeguarding meetings
  • A listening ear
  • Advice and information on domestic abuse and harmful practices
  • Expert advice and support on cultural issues and those affected by harmful practices
  • Help for those wanting to leave their abusive environment and provide safety measures for those who are not ready to leave

Emergencies

If you, or someone you know, might be at risk of harmful practices, forced marriage, domestic abuse, or female genital mutilation and you fear they are in immediate danger ring 999

The police take these crimes very seriously and Savera UK will work with them to ensure the situation is handled sensitively and with the individual’s safety as a priority.

Ongoing Support

Savera UK is there to support our users both at the point of crisis and also to help them build their confidence and financial independence to ensure they go on to live a happy and fulfilled life.

We work in partnership with agencies to provide support and activities to help our users develop their independence and reduce their isolation. This includes English classes; confidence and self-esteem programmes; a wellbeing programme; and a family fun programme those with children.