#SurvivorSquad

Survivor Squad is a page dedicated to the survivors of domestic and/or sexual abuse, who have bravely shared their story with us.

They hope that by sharing their story with us, they can help other people.

Jo

With our support, Jo gained the strength she needed to leave an abusive relationship. She has shared her story with us in the hopes to inspire other people.

Alaia*

Alaia*

Alaia* had been in an abusive relationship once before, with her child’s father. Her child was picked up from school one day by Dad and not returned. Find out more

Beth*

Beth*

Beth contacted One Front Door in March 2023 and said that her husband was physically abusive, he would destroy things around the house, and that she had to contact the police a few days ago as she was scared that he may seriously hurt her. Find out more

Dania*

Dania*

Dania*, along with her three year old son, had moved to the UK from Pakistan to live with her husband and his family. However, the move didn’t turn out how she had expected. Find out more

Emma*

Emma*

Emma* contacted us after experiencing horrific abuse at the hands of her partner. The abuse included stalking, rape and intentional strangulation. Find out more

Beverly*

Beverly*

Beverly* was subjected to years of rape and domestic abuse by her partner. She came to Staying Put for support and was allocated both an IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advocate) and an ISVA (Independent Sexual Violence Advocate). Find out more

Sally*

Sally*

Sally* was referred to the refuge by police following a horrific assault left her requiring hospital treatment. Staff took the initial call and agreed to contact Sally who was staying in a hotel after being assessed as high risk. Find out more

Shazia*

Shazia*

” The day I rang for help, the day I realised it was time fo rme to leave, it was the last time I let my abuser hurt me” Find out more

Ashley*

Ashley*

Ashley was referred to Staying Put through the Multi Agency Risk Assessment (MARAC). At just 23 years old, she had been dominated by her husband throughout their relationship and things had started to become violent. Find out more

Natasha*

Natasha*

Natasha was referred to us by her social worker. Her ex partner had just been released from prison for violent offences and had already made contact. Find out more

Grow your wings

Our Bronze Award winning film, Grow Your Wings was inspired by the true story of an employee at Staying Put. Our employee spoke about the abuse she faced and was determined to break the cycle and speak out for others. The below film is inspired by a poem she wrote.

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