South Eastern Domestic & Sexual Violence Partnership

Welcome to the South Eastern Domestic & Sexual Violence Partnership site. The aim of this site is to let you know about the work of the Partnership and to provide up to date information and resources to help anyone experiencing domestic and/or sexual violence and abuse from an intimate partner.

About us

The South Eastern Domestic & Sexual Violence Partnership brings together all agencies, organisations and groups working to tackle domestic and sexual violence with the purpose of developing and delivering a high quality, co-ordinated, multi-agency response.

Our Aims

The South Eastern Domestic  & Sexual Violence Partnership aims to:

  • improve services and support for all victims of domestic and sexual abuse
  • further increase and develop awareness generally about domestic and sexual abuse and the measures in place to help the victims
  • educate children and young people and the wider public that domestic and sexual abuse is unacceptable and to enable them to make informed choices
  • hold perpetrators accountable and provide effective interventions for their behaviour

Operational Policy

Newsletter Spring 2014

Newsletter Summer 2012

Newsletter Winter 2012

Upcoming Seminars/Events

“Domestic Abuse In A Digital World” - Thursday 2nd August 2018 (10am – 1pm), Downshite Hospital

 “Domestic Violence Awareness Raising” - Friday 29th June 2018 (10am – 1pm), Training Room 1, Downshire Hospital

Useful Resources

Domestic Violence & Abuse Disclosure Scheme


Financial Abuse

Online Safety Guide

The Rowan – Sexual Assault Referral Centre

Working with Young People: Resource 1, Resource 2, Resource 3

Haven Domestic & Sexual Violence App: Download at the App store or on Google Play

Legal Remedies At A Glance

Directory of Services


For further information about the South Eastern Domestic Violence Partnership please contact:

Patricia McMurray
South Eastern Domestic & Sexual Violence Partnership
Knocknashinna Family Centre
37 Knocknashinna Road
Downpatrick BT30 6RE

Telephone: 028 4461 5208 or 07872 418 966