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Ask Marc achieves LimeCulture Quality Standards

4th Apr 23 | News

Ask Marc achieves LimeCulture Quality Standards

We are very pleased to announce that Ask Marc has been awarded accreditation through the LimeCulture Independent Accreditation Programme for the Quality Standards for Services Supporting Male Victims / Survivors of Sexual Violence. This award follows an assessment process by a team of experts across four domains: Leadership and Governance, Access and Engagement, Service Delivery, … Continued

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Our Impact: a year of the Ask Marc service

21st Mar 23 | Uncategorised

Our Impact: a year of the Ask Marc service

  “It’s a safe space to come and speak” “I felt very respected through my journey and appreciated all the support I have received my advocate saved my life and never made me feel less of a man” “I felt I was in control even more so with the Ask Marc service” “I felt heard … Continued

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After being implemented in Wolverhampton, IRIS is now running across the whole Black Country area!

10th Jan 23 | News

After being implemented in Wolverhampton, IRIS is now running across the whole Black Country area!

IRIS is a nationally-recognised programme which integrates domestic abuse support within primary care services, helping vulnerable people in need to get support where they feel safe. Specialist IRIS advocate-educators train GPs and surgery staff to recognize warning signs someone is experiencing abuse, and offer one-to-one support to victims. Black Country Women’s Aid have offered the … Continued

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Ask Marc launches first public training session for its 1-year anniversary

17th Nov 22 | News

Ask Marc launches first public training session for its 1-year anniversary

On International Men’s Day, Saturday 19th November 2022, we were proud to celebrate the one-year anniversary of launching Ask Marc, our new support service for men in the Black Country affected by interpersonal violence. Ask Marc offers men living In the Black Country specialist support around rape and sexual violence, childhood sexual abuse, grooming and … Continued

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What is counselling and what can I expect from my first session?

21st Apr 22 | Uncategorised

What is counselling and what can I expect from my first session?

Therapeutic counseling is all about creating a safe environment for a person to explore issues that are impacting on their lives.   Counselling can assist with finding ways to deal with issues including trauma, mental health conditions and difficult emotions. Furthermore, it is a non-judgmental space where you can work through problems, challenges and explore thoughts … Continued

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Ask Marc: New abuse support service for men launches on International Men’s Day

24th Nov 21 | News

Ask Marc: New abuse support service for men launches on International Men’s Day

Don’t deal with it alone: Ask Marc is our new support service for men affected by sexual violence and domestic abuse.  

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Adventure therapy for children and young people

17th Nov 21 | Fundraising

Adventure therapy for children and young people

Thanks to the support of our donors, we ran some wonderful nature therapy sessions for children and young people this summer.

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New funding for counselling for male survivors of rape and sexual abuse

17th Nov 21 | Fundraising

New funding for counselling for male survivors of rape and sexual abuse

Funding from the Ministry of Justice will allow us to provide more therapeutic support for both men and boys.

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