Safe School empowers schools to recognise and respond to domestic abuse.
Women’s Aid ABCLN established established Onus as a social enterprise in 2007. Onus offers specialist training and consultancy services on domestic abuse. We are a Platinum Safe Place Partner with ONUS.
As a Safe Place Partner with Onus we deliver training and encourage schools across Antrim, Ballymena, Carrickfergus, Larne and Newtownabbey to become a Safe School.
Antrim Grammar Principal, Mrs Jenny Lendrum was presented with a Safe School Award demonstrating the school’s commitment to never commit, condone or stay silent about domestic violence.
The school has worked to raise awareness and equip teachers to recognise and respond to domestic abuse with Safe School training for teachers and Heading for Healthy Relationships programme for pupils.
Mrs Lendrum said “We are committed to providing a safe place for ANYONE affected by domestic abuse.”