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A Voice for Women Affected by Domestic Abuse

Key to the effectiveness of Aura is its policy of involving the people who use the service in its design and function.

International Restorative Justice Week: 20-26 November 2022

Every year, on the third week of November, individual pioneers and well-established organisations working in the field of restorative justice across the world organise a series of events and campaigns to raise awareness about restorative justice.

The Garden Project

In partnership with Glasgow City Council, Land Environment Services and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Sacro are delivering the Garden Project in Bellahouston Demonstration Gardens and Tollcross Park.

Lance Corporal Brodie Gillon

Sacro's Forces of Nature Service is delighted and honoured to accept a donation of £2,000 in the name of the late Lance Corporal Brodie Gillon, a Reservist Combat Medical Technician, Royal Army Medical Corp, of the Scottish and Northern Irish Yeomanry. Brodie was tragically killed aged 26 years, on 11 March 2020 whilst out in Camp Taji, Iraq

St Andrews Fashion Show raffle for FearFree

Thanks to our charity partners at St Andrews Fashion Show for this fabulous opportunity to win some goodies and support our FearFree service: helping support male and LGBT+ people affected by domestic abuse. Although FS2021 have been unable to hold physical events this year, charity remains at the heart of FS and they have arranged an online raffle to raise funds for our FearFree service.

School's Out in Moray

School’s Out Moray is a new, Moray-wide LGBTQI service run by Sacro for young people and those who work with them. Our key aim is to bring together the various strands of support available for LGBTQI people in the Moray area, as well as plugging the gaps in service provision for young LGBTQI people within Moray. Our services include:

Sacro renews its commitment to mediation in Scotland

Sacro has underlined its long-standing commitment to foster, encourage, and support the use of mediation in Scotland by adding its signature to the Mediation Charter.

Fearless domestic abuse service becomes FearFree

Sacro's Fearless domestic abuse service for men and LGBT+ is being rebranded to become FearFree. The service provides specialist domestic abuse support for: Any man Any LGBT+ person Any trans or non-binary person FearFree can provide one-to-one support in the following areas:

Growing People: Sacro's Garden Project

Sacro's Garden Project offers individuals aged 18+ who face barriers to employment and social inclusion the opportunity to learn and develop new skills. The project allows participants to increase self-confidence and improve mental and physical health whilst improving amenities within the community. In partnership with Glasgow City Council, Land Environment Services and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Sacro are delivering the Garden Project in Govanhill Park and Tollcross Park.

Sacro project challenges sectarianism and hate crime

Sacro welcomes the Scottish Government’s continued commitment to tackling sectarianism and hate crime by increasing its funding for projects working to eradicate intolerance.

New project will provide help and support to women involved in prostitution

Sacro is delighted to receive significant financial support from the UK Government's "Tampon Tax" to increase the availability of support to women involved in prostitution who use online services to find clients. The Scotland-wide project will reach out to women online, provide basic safety information and support and signpost them to specialist one-to-one support services.

‘Leading Lights’ accreditation for Fearless

Fearless has successfully completed an external accreditation process with SafeLives. The ‘Leading Lights’ programme is an accreditation process that assesses domestic abuse victim services across four key areas: service provision; multi-agency working; HR; and governance.