Saving Lives, Changing Lives
Advance, is an award-winning innovative charity, enabling women and girls to lead safe, violence-free and equal lives, so that they are able to actively engage with society.
We are led by and for women, supporting those experiencing domestic abuse to be safe and take back control of their lives, and helping those who have committed crime or are at risk of offending, to break the cycle and keep families together.
Advance provides emotional and practical support tailored to women’s needs, and evoke change by working within the system and engaging with professionals within statutory agencies.
Our impact for survivors and their children
Advance reached 20 years of service in 2018, supporting women to end violence and abuse. Thousands of women every year transform their lives with our services and this positively impacts on hundreds of children too.
In the year ended 31 March 2019, through our service delivery programmes, we reached out to thousands of women and children (aged 5+) survivors of abuse…
(2,034 in total
1,283 in 2017/18)
The women and girls we supported told us our work impacted them positively…
Our impact for women in the Criminal Justice System
We enable women to break the cycle of offending and develop a better quality of life by supporting them across their needs. In doing this, women achieve increased safety, improved confidence, self- esteem and life skills, and are better able to access the support that they need.
In the year ended 31 March 2019, we reached out to almost 1,300 women and young women aged 15+…
(2017/18 – 757)