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Therapeutic Support for young women and children who have been affected by sexual abuse

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Black Lives Matter

Following the recent wave of Black Lives Matter protests across the world and the call to action from the Black Lives Matter movement, YWHP acknowledges the need for positive action to ensure that our services are accessible and welcoming to all who need us – including actively challenging racism. We support the right of all […]

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence – 2

What was your situation?  كان عنف جسدي ومعنوي وفكري … –   Looking back, what were the ‘red flags’ (concerning behaviour) that you couldn’t see at the time?  انا امنت وثقت في الإنسان المسئ لي بسبب جهلي و زاوجي بسن صغير ، كان ماعندي الثقه والقوه الكامله بداخلي اني ما أستسلم او أضعف لشخص يعذبني نفسيا وعاطفيا […]

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YWHP Sexual Abuse Support Service is based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

We are one of the only specialist services in the UK offering supported accommodation and therapeutic provision to young women aged 16-25 years and their children, who have been affected by sexual abuse, sexual exploitation and intimate partner abuse.

The difference we make…

Whether young women have children or not, if they are in any kind of difficulty or in need of support YWHP has always been my first port of call… - Social worker, Sheffield
I was shy and withdrawn when I moved in.  I am now very confident, can do most things by myself, like appointments, education, and problem solving and keeping myself safe - YWHP Client, Sheffield
I feel safe and secure here, which means I can concentrate on living and not being scared. - YWHP Client, Sheffield

How we do it

We offer a range of services to help young women get back on their feet.

Our partners

  • South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner
  • Children in need
  • Lloyds
  • Sheffield city council
  • Big lottery fund
  • UK says no more
  • Charity Bank
  • SFSY
  • Agenda Alliance
  • SAYiT

Your help means a lot

With your help we can provide safe places for women to live, emotional support and practical help; we can continue encouraging independence and building confidence to get on with their lives.

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