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Domestic Abuse Service Recommissioned for 5 years

Domestic Abuse Service Recommissioned for 5 years

We are celebrating this month. CHADD has won a tender to continue supporting hundreds of women and children affected by domestic abuse in Dudley for another five years. The contract with Dudley Council means our refuge and outreach services are secure until at least...

CHADD care services put a cross in the voting box

CHADD care services put a cross in the voting box

Dudley Voices for Choice visited us last week at Charter St to explain the voting and democratic process to our service users.  Many of the people who use our services for people living with learning disabilitiesand mental health conditions already vote and are ready...

A day in the life of an IDVA in Dudley

A day in the life of an IDVA in Dudley

CHADD is leading the way with a top team of Independent Domestic Violence Advocates - helping hundreds of women and children each year. Known as IDVAs, they are highly specialist professionals, specifically trained to help survivors of domestic abuse. And they can...

Thank You Sally

Thank You Sally

Sally Huband is a former board member at CHADD and a total star. For her "big" ish birthday she asked for donations instead of gifts and raised just shy of £1000 for our women's refuge. Thank you, Sally & friends, and yes, we managed this rare picture of our Head...

CHADD’s Carol Service

CHADD’s Carol Service

The Charter Street Choir went down a storm this week when they sang at the end of the CHADD Carole Concert. They belted out Merry Christmas Everyone to wind up a wonderful afternoon with 100 people packed into Living Hope Church.   The Bishop of Dudley, Rt Revd Martin...

CHADD hosts a defibrilator in Russells Hall area of Dudley

CHADD hosts a defibrilator in Russells Hall area of Dudley

Pictured is Anna Walsh and David from CHADD with Debra Warren and Gemma Blackford from Friends of Russells Hall Park in front of the defibrillator and bleed kit at our sheltered housing scheme, Rotary House. It means that anyone in the area who has a heart attack or...

Chaddfest 2023

Chaddfest 2023

Mike Walters is the Activities and Wellbeing Mentor at our On-Route Foyer.... he organised the first CHADDFest to bring people together.... He wrote about what and why on the Foyer Federation's website.... Great work Mike.... This September saw the community at...

Tori-Jade on the Youth Power fund at CHADD On Route Foyer

Tori-Jade on the Youth Power fund at CHADD On Route Foyer

My name is Tori-Jade Davies and I used to live at CHADD On-Route Foyer in the West Midlands. Over the past two years I have found myself and 'come out of my shell', and that's all thanks to the youth power and leadership projects that I've had the opportunity to work...