The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to provide funding to New Pathways to ensure the continuation of their services in support of victims of sexual offences in Gwent.

Date Of Report: 21st June 2018
New Pathways is an organisation which provides rape crisis and sexual abuse support services via Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVA) who offer counselling, support to witnesses and management of the Gwent Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC). Specialist provision is also available for children who are victims of sexual abuse.

Funding is as follows for 2018-19:
* ISVA/SARC: £94,760
* SARC: £46,381.89 (from Gwent Police)
* ISVA Service: £20,600 and funding shortfall: £10,300
* Children and adult counselling, clinical assessment: £58,464


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