Community treatment services welcome funding
Community treatment services welcome funding for prevention
of sexual offending
The Harmful Sexual Behaviour
(HSB) sector has welcomed additional Government funding to
support sexual violence services in preventing harm to
children and families.
“Both within our specialist
clinical assessment and treatment services and in working
with Government agencies we know full well the consequences
of sexual offending, and are very pleased to see this
welcome support for services that are helping to reduce its
incidence,” Jacqui Dillon, the CEO of SAFE Network
“As Ministers Bennett and Goodhew have
announced, this will not only support first-line responses
but also provide stability for community-based treatment
services such as SAFE, STOP and Well STOP that have been
shown to be highly effective.
“The Ministers have
shown leadership in supporting a successful response to an
issue that affects the whole community.”
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