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Oxford Half Marathon for Clean Slate

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Angela’s story

I'm supporting this local charity. That has helped some of my friends and still support them and help them support others


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Clean Slate

To further or benefit Adults and Young People (the beneficiaries) in the UK, in particular in Cherwell and wider Oxfordshire, without distinction of sexual orientation, race or of political, religious or other opinions by associating together the said beneficiaries and voluntary and other organisations in a common effort to advance education, protect and preserve good physical and mental health, for the victims of Physical, Mental and Sexual Abuse. Relieve financial hardship and to provide facilities in the interest of social welfare for recreation leisure time occupation with the object of improving the conditions of life for the beneficiaries.


Clean Slate has a huge passion for empowering people who have suffered at the hands of abusers. We believe these individuals deserve support and not to be shunned by society into the corner. Mental health is everyone’s business. We all have times when we feel down or stressed or frightened. Most of the time those feelings pass. But sometimes they develop into a more serious problem and that could happen to any one of us.


We have been providing this service for 9 years in Oxfordshire and the service has developed as it had become more apparent that it is the individual’s mental health that is the worst effected as a result of the abuse. We see in excess of 150 clients a year (with a 70/30 split between women and men) and this is growing due to the need for long-term support.  


Approach

At Clean Slate we aim to provide an eclectic approach. (Different approaches appropriate to the client’s needs. This is based on the theory that there is no proof that any one theoretical approach works better than all others for a specific problem)

Each client has an initial assessment. A personal pathway is drawn up, which sets achievable goals, and this is then continually assessed throughout the process.


Experience

Our team has been working with victims of abuse now for over 9 years. Due to our narrow line of work we have become very experienced in dealing with the aftermath of abuse. The team is hugely dedicated, many having suffered abuse personally and being able to draw on that experience. Continued professional development is a core part to keeping the team up to date and moving forward.


Value for Money

The majority of our support comes from in-kind work carried out by our volunteers which equates to about £58,116.00 per year time given freely to provide a professional service and we only pay a peppercorn rent of £300.00 to cover accommodation, gas and electric. This means the overall cost to run this service has remained low.

Registered Charity Number: 1132281.

Find out more about Clean Slate

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