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You and me mum programme

A programme focusing on supporting mothers who have been impacted by domestic abuse

The ‘you and me mum’ programme is a 10-week programme that is running within Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid.

They aim to run this programme across North Nottinghamshire, covering Mansfield, Bassetlaw, Newark and Sherwood. This programme focuses on supporting mothers who have been impacted by domestic abuse. It will explore how domestic abuse affects women as parents and how it can affect their children. The aim of the programme is to empower mothers to empower themselves and their children in their recovery and moving forward from domestic abuse.

The course objectives are:

  • To understand how domestic abuse affects you as a parent.
  • To understand the effects of domestic abuse on children and young people.
  • To develop effective communication skills with children and young people.
  • To promote healthy and non-abusive relationships.
  • To explore key protective behaviour messages and strategies for keeping mothers, children and young people safe.

If you are a survivor of domestic abuse living in Mansfield, Bassetlaw or Newark and Sherwood you can speak to your support worker about being referred to this programme, or you can self-refer by calling The Farr Centre on 01909 491330. Alternatively, you can email and they will be in touch to discuss a referral into the programme.

Professionals can refer women to this programme by calling The Farr Centre or emailing

For more details download our poster on the “You and me mum programme”

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This page was last reviewed on 17-04-2024

This page will be next reviewed on 17-04-2027