WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? – Pathways out of the Post NRM Maze

We recently undertook a Six Month Review of City Hearts’ Integration Support Programme (ISP) This nationally recognised programme helps survivors upon leaving Government support (NRM), preventing re-trafficking, suicide and homelessness. This report of the ISP shows a support model using signposting and specialist case work style interventions to meet survivor needs as they arise, helping maintain stability and connection to …

The Co-op Job Partnership Programme

What do you do after you’ve safe-housed and rehabilitated someone whose come directly out of the abysmal trade of human slavery? You attempt to create the first job partnership programme in Britain with one of it’s major retail businesses. You never let go of the vision of each survivor living in a free and sustainable future. This is a letter from the top brass at the …

City Hearts Africa Update – September 17

How many?! We’re excited to announce that thanks to our generous supporters our Child Partnership Programme is growing! This year we’ve increased the number of children we support from 35 to 50. And don’t forget it’s not just the individual life that is being changed – it’s the entire family that is touched and a whole generation whose destiny is …

Child Sexual Exploitation Update

South Yorkshire has spent the last few years in the spotlight with the revelation of numerous Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) cases in the county. Over that time, the South Yorkshire Police have been working towards seeing the cases taken to court and for perpetrators to be convicted of the horrific crimes of abuse. City Hearts alongside other professionals including social …

Integration Support Programme – Interim Report

The Fresh Start Report found that 76% of victims exited the NRM into unknown circumstances. The Integration Support Programme aims to catch people as they fall off the cliff edge of support after the NRM. Since the 9th January 2017, 97% of those asked if they wanted ongoing support after leaving the NRM said yes. The ISP has supported 73 …