what is BRAVE early intervention project (EIP)?
BRAVE EIP is a five year action research project supporting children and young people who have been exposed to domestic abuse, funded by the Big Lottery from April 2014 to March 2019.
what is BRAVE EIP’s purpose?
Its purpose, with ongoing support and input from evaluators, is to deliver a co-ordinated and holistic early intervention and support service to children and young people who are exposed to domestic abuse.
This is being undertaken in a number of ways: identifying gaps in services and interventions, working collaboratively to ensure non duplication of existing services and working with partners to meet the needs of children, young people, their families and the practitioners who support them.
who is BRAVE EIP for?
The primary beneficiaries of this project are children and young people up to the age or 25 who have been exposed to domestic abuse as a result of:
- Witnessing domestic abuse in the home environment between adults
- As victims in an abusive relationship
- As young parents in an abusive relationship
- Displaying abusive behaviours
The secondary beneficiaries being parents whose children have been exposed to domestic abuse, other family members directly supporting young people exposed to domestic abuse and practitioners working with children & young people.
where does BRAVE EIP operate?
The Project covers two geographical areas in Wales;
- Neath Port Talbot
For more information please click here to visit the BRAVE EIP website.