Training room

For Idvas and frontline professionals

“I wouldn’t be here today if it hadn’t been for the support the Idva service offered me.”

At SafeLives we understand the importance of Idvas and other frontline professionals in helping to make victims of domestic abuse and their families safe. We have trained over 2000 of you and we want to keep training you, helping you to do the best job you can.


From Idva to Ypva. How to get the most out of our SafeLives training.

Learn how to provide truly powerful practical and emotional support to victims of domestic abuse and their children. 

It’s not easy to ask about sexual violence, but this course will show you how – and then what to do to make the victim safer.

This is a new course for SafeLives, available in foundation and expert levels. Training starts in March 2017.

Improve the response in your local area to young people who are experiencing domestic abuse

Find answer to questions such as 'How can I apply for the Home Office Bursary?' and 'What is the time commitment?'