Support for domestic violence victims

VICTIMS of domestic violence are being offered a new support service by police. Fortnightly drop-in sessions will give women the chance to speak to an officer in an informal environment at The Herts Women s Centre, The Hyde in Stevenage. Pc Jody Adams, fr

VICTIMS of domestic violence are being offered a new support service by police.

Fortnightly drop-in sessions will give women the chance to speak to an officer in an informal environment at The Herts Women's Centre, The Hyde in Stevenage.

Pc Jody Adams, from the Intervention Team in Stevenage, said: "Although it is extremely important for everyone to report any crime against them, these sessions aren't just about reporting incidents. They can also be used to talk to someone and get advice."

She added: "We are constantly striving to improve the services offered to vulnerable women.


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"We hope this informal information point will provide another opportunity for women to get help. These sessions may prove valuable and in some cases life-changing."

The sessions will be held between 1pm and 3pm next Thursday (June 4), Tuesday, June 23, Thursday, July 2 and Tuesday, July 28.

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