Clean Slate's purpose is to provide a service that empowers, builds self-esteem and develops the talking and coping skills of adults and young people who have been victim to sexual, physical, mental and emotional abuse in Oxfordshire.
1- to- 1 Counselling
1- to -1 Support
Peer and group support which includes:
Letting Go Programme (Empowerment and confidence building)
Freedom Programme (Domestic Abuse Programme)
Understanding the effects of Abuse
Understanding the effects of Male abuse
Delivering the Freedom programme to other organisations
Improvement in mental health
Reduction of suicidal thoughts
Reduction of drug and alcohol intake and admissions to rehab
Reduction in domestic violence incidents / anger management
Able to deal with shame, guilt, fear reducing anxiety and depression and insomnia.
Able to cope better with everyday life
Owning their experience and not comparing the affects with that of others
Volunteering as appropriate- so giving back
Engaging with life again - hence reducing isolation
Feeling understood and valued- no longer feeling alone
Engaging in social set-ups without fear
Comfortable in their own communities
Ability to rationalise haunting thought
Trusting others often for the first time
More articulate and able to express themselves in social settings
Reduction or abstinence of drugs and alcohol increases sense of personal safety and ability to experience reality
Able to recognise risks and minimise anxiety when out
With personal support less likely to offend
Able to access the criminal Justice system with a clear understanding of likely outcome
Understanding that prosecution may fail and dealing with the consequences of this
Understanding that at times prosecutions are not possible due to lack of evidence but this does not mean that they are not believed.
Preparation for court and giving evidenceas well as support through the experience and after
Giving them confidence in the system.
Monday-Thursday 9am - 3pm
Out of Hours/Outreach
572 Brice Road,
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Registered Charity Number 1132281