Resources for Survivors of Child Abuse

Helping survivors of child abuse to get the support and advice they need

For a voice in your corner

We know it's hard to take the first steps and move on from child abuse. It can feel overwhelming. That's why we've created this resource hub to guide you through this challenging time, whether you're considering a compensation claim with us or simply looking for advice.

Talking about past abuse is never easy, and we know that you might want to understand more before you talk to anyone. These resources are here to offer you a helping hand and a clearer view of what the process of taking legal action might look like. It's all about making the journey a little easier for you.

Feel free to explore these resources at your own pace, when you're ready. And if you decide you want to chat, the child abuse solicitors at Switalskis are just a phone call away.

We’re ready to listen and offer expert advice when you need it. Please call 0800 138 0458 or contact us through the website.

Guidance on child abuse compensation

David Greenwood and Amy Clowrey have put together these easy-to-understand videos to answer the questions that you might be asking. Wondering what's involved in making a child abuse compensation claim? Or not sure what qualities to look for in a solicitor? We've got you covered.

There's a lot to consider when thinking about a compensation claim for child abuse. You might be feeling a bit lost, and that's completely okay. We created these videos to clear up some of the confusion and help you decide whether pursuing compensation is the right step for you. If you decide to move forward, these videos can also guide you in choosing who you'd like to work with.

You're under no obligation to decide right away. Take your time, watch the videos and weigh up your options. We're here to provide you with the information you need to make an informed choice. And if you have more questions after watching, we're just a call away.

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Free guide: moving on from sexual abuse

Navigating life after experiencing sexual abuse is far from simple. There are countless questions and so many things to consider. Where do you even start? Our free guide offers some ideas for how you can begin the journey. Written by Shereen Lincoln, it aims to show you the way towards a happier, more fulfilling future.

The guide explores various topics, providing you with a full view of your options. Here's what you'll find:

  • First steps: knowing where to begin is half the battle. The guide outlines what you should consider right from the start.
  • Finding the right support: emotional support is important. We provide suggestions on whom to talk to and where to find professional help.
  • Legal options: if you're considering pursuing a claim, the guide sheds light on what that process could look like for you.
  • Life after abuse: it's not just about coping; it's about thriving. We discuss practical steps for a more fulfilling life moving forward.

If reading the guide raises questions or if you simply want to talk to someone, we're just a phone call away. You're not alone on this journey, and this guide is one of the ways we want to stand by your side.

Our Child Abuse Compensation Specialists

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David GreenwoodDirector and Solicitor
Rob CaseyDirector and Solicitor Advocate
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Amy ClowreyDirector and Solicitor
Helen HughesAssociate Solicitor
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Sally SmithAssociate Solicitor
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Find out how Switalskis can help you

We're committed to providing expert, caring legal advice for child abuse claims, including the most serious historical abuse compensation and child sexual abuse cases. If you're ready to take the next step, we're here for a no-obligation chat.

Feel free to get in touch with us by calling 0800 138 0458  or by contacting us through the website.

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