Criteria for Referral

Our Criteria for the Child Victim to receive therapy

  • There must have been some form of disclosure of sexual abuse by the child or young person
  • The child or young person must be in agreement with the referral and feel ready to attend a therapeutic service
  • The young person must be under the age of 18 years at the time of referral
  • The abuse must have been reported to the Police and/or Children and Young Peoples Services
  • The environment in which the child or young person lives must be safe enough for therapeutic work to begin
  • The child or young person must have a safe adult to support them while they undergo therapy
  • The child must live in an area for which we are funded

Our Criteria for the Secondary Victim to receive therapy

  • The child has been affected by the abuse of their sibling
  • The child has been affected by their parent/carer being imprisoned for sexually abusing other children

Should the child or young person not fit the criteria a service may still be available for them but this could incur a charge.