The Bridge Project provide one to one and group work for perpetrators of domestic abuse, who demonstrate a willingness to change their harmful behaviours.
Anyone aged 16+, from all religious and ethnic backgrounds and in heterosexual or same sex relationships, who live in Central Bedfordshire/Bedford or have children living in these areas can access the Project, via self referral or professional. The programme is a 27 week behaviour change programme that focuses on:
- Placing safety of victims and children at the forefront of the work.
- Challenges attitudes and behaviour of perpetrators.
- Allows for acceptance of responsibility for harmful behaviours.
- Develops new skills to be able to communicate using non violent behaviours towards partner/s and child/ren.
They also provide advice and guidance to professionals who are working with victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse. The Bridge Project aims to reduce and prevent abuse and increase victim and survivors’ safety.
Geographical area service covers
Bedford Borough & Central Bedfordshire
Who is the service for?
Men & Women aged 16 and over who want to change their abusive behaviour
Referral routes into service (professionals, self)
Self referral or via a professional