Coercive Control is an act or a pattern of acts of assault, threats, humiliation and intimidation or other abuse that is used to harm, punish, or frighten their victim. It's a form of Domestic Abuse.
Women's Aid are a grassroots federation working together to provide life-saving services and build a future where domestic violence is not tolerated.
As a federation of over 180 organisations. Women's Aid provide just under 300 local life-saving services to women and children across the country.
Women's Aid provides expert training, qualifications and consultancy to a range of agencies across Britain. This includes professionals working with survivors or those commissioning domestic abuse services. Women's Aid award a National Quality Mark for services which meet our quality standards.
Women's Aid campaigns achieve change in policy, practice and awareness, encouraging healthy relationship and helping to build a future where domestic abuse is no longer tolerated.
Please visit: WomensAid.org.uk
FREEPHONE: 0808 2000 247
Further information: NationalDomesticViolenceHelpline.org.uk
Iriss are a charitable company that promotes positive outcomes for the people who use Scotland's social services.
Iriss promote positive outcomes for the people who use Scotland's social services, by enhancing the capacity and capability of the social services workforce, to access and make use of knowledge and research for service improvement.
Iriss provide a high quality service and are continually improving social services sector renowned for its effective use of knowledge and research-based innovation.
Please visit: Iriss.org.uk
TELEPHONE: 0141 559 50 59