CSE Awareness Day

Countdown to National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day on 18th March.............

Mothers’ Union, Pulham Market

Pulham Market Mothers' Union meets at The Brewhouse on the second Tuesday of every month, with a varied programme of talks & projects & speakers. Suzi Heybourne, our CEO, was invited to speak about the work of The Magdalene Group at their February meeting. This was a lovely afternoon, & we are very grateful for their hospitality & their donations.

Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day

Today is safer internet day! Remember to check your privacy settings and make sure you only add/accept people you know and have met. #Keepingsafe #SID2018Follow the link to find out some top tips on how to stay safe online : https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2018

Update on EnRoute Services

EnRoute Supported Accommodation‘An aspirational and therapeutic supported accommodation service for young females.'Providing a safe, secure and nurturing home for 16 – 18 year olds.EnRoute is a supported housing project with an embedded therapeutic approach for females who have been affected by Child Sexual Exploitation.

DBS statement : reminder

As an organisation we take all possible steps to safeguard our clients and to ensure that the adults in our organisation are safe to work with our clients. The Magdalene Group uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) service to help assess the suitability of applicants for positions of trust. The Magdalene Group complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice regarding the correct handling, use, storage, retention and disposal of Certificates and Certificate Information. It also complies fully with its obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 and other relevant legislation pertaining to the safe handling, use, storage, retention and disposal of Certificates and Certificate information and has a written policy which is available to those who wish to see it on request.

New team member

We are delighted to welcome Loisha Sivarajakulendran, who joins us on student social worker placement, from the UEA.

Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week : 5th – 11th February 2018

Today marks the first day of Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week, 5th - 11th February 2018.Every victim deserves to be heard and supported because #itsnotok to let sexual abuse go unnoticed.Follow the link : www.sexualabuseandsexualviolenceawarenessweek.org

Helplines training

"I was really pleased to join the team today for 'Essential helpline skills' training, delivered by Rachael Wyartt of the Helplines Partnership. Thought-provoking, & with plenty of opportunity for inter-action, this was such a valuable experience. (Very nice lunch from The Cafe Club too!)"Remember - free confidential support is available from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday on our helplines -0808 800 1030 for Doorway Women's Services & 0808 800 1037 for the Rose Project.Our sexual health helpline - 0808 800 1037 - is available on a Tuesday evening from 4 until 6 p.m.

LEGs at Brooke

Suzi Heybourne, our CEO, attended the AGM of the Ladies Evening Group of Brooke (LEGs) to present a brief outline of the history & work of The Magdalene Group & its current projects.LEGs have nominated The Magdalene Group as their charity to fund-raise for this year, & their membership will be collecting with a variety of events throughout 2018.How very grateful we are to them.

HIV Masterclass

"Had a great time at the HIV masterclass conference, hosted by Norfolk County Council Public Health, at the John Innes Centre in Norwich, recently."Lesley McNay, Young Women's Project Worker