Breaking the cycle of abuse: Why early intervention needs to take place even earlier

At the beginning of this year, the Home Office provided funding to Police and Crime Commissioners to increase the availability of perpetrator intervention schemes in their areas. Whilst this is a necessary and welcome step, we believe that prevention and intervention has to start even earlier – before a perpetrator becomes a perpetrator. One year […]

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ADAPT: Robert’s story

Right from the offset, Robert was agitated about his referral to Hampton Trust’s ADAPT programme. For the first few months he didn’t contribute during the sessions, and his understanding of the topics was questionable. It was very clear that he didn’t want to be there. “I was referred to The Hampton Trust during a very […]

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Hampton Trust teams up with Southampton Family Hubs to address gender-based violence and help keep women safe

Hampshire-based domestic abuse charity Hampton Trust have teamed up with Southampton City Council’s Family Hubs to tackle domestic abuse in the city. During the last three months, the charity has trained the majority of Family Hub staff members, Children and Families First and Health and Social Care teams in using their innovative DARE Toolkit when […]

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Breaking free from the ‘Man Box’: How the Caring Dads programme helps break the cycle of abuse

By Stephanie Lee, Caring Dads Co-ordinator at Hampton Trust When we celebrate Fathers’ Day this Sunday, we do so to honour the father figures in our lives: our dads, grandads, uncles, honorary uncles and godfathers. We give them gifts and cards and spend some quality time with them, and we thank them for being great […]

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IWD 2023: Why equity in the criminal justice system is so important

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is #EmbracingEquity. Equality and equity may sound similar; however, they can lead to very different outcomes. Whilst equality means each individual or group of people is given the same resources and opportunities, equity recognises that each person has different circumstances and allocates the exact resources and opportunities needed […]

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