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National Partnership Network

Together we can achieve not just a louder voice but a stronger voice


Tender is one of a relatively small number of organisations that address domestic abuse and healthy relationships among young people within the UK. In general, the issue has not received the attention that it deserves.

Tender offers a distinctly different approach to addressing violence prevention within intimate teenage relationships. Drama allows participants to experience what it feels like to be in ‘someone else’s shoes’ which increases empathy and understanding and creates a platform where participants engage emotionally as well as intellectually. Schools value arts-education; particularly in raising levels of self-esteem and developing team building and communication skills.

We believe the information we have about young people’s experiences of violence, and the impact of the Tender Programme, will increase the volume of our voice to share at a government and policy level.

In order to reach more young people partnership working is the way forward.

With around 3500 secondary schools across the UK we can’t do it alone.

National Map of Tender Partners

National Partnership Network

Tender is extremely proud of the national delivery that is taking place through the Tender Healthy Relationships Programme by all of our partners.

Please see below for a list of all partners we have worked with so far across the country.

Cornerhouse Yorkshire

Cornerhouse Yorkshire focuses on sexual health and well-being, particularly targeting young men and women and other vulnerable or marginalised groups. They provide information, support and services to enable people to make informed choices and to take appropriate action, to improve their sexual health and well-being.

Rising Sun Domestic Violence and Abuse Service

Supporting women and girls who are at risk of exploitation and abuse.

KDAC Kent Domestic Abuse Consortium

KDAC believe that no one should have to live with Domestic Abuse in their life and exist to make this belief a reality.

SATEDA – Swale Action To End Domestic Abuse

SATEDA provides direct access to support, advocacy and advice for victims of domestic abuse, whether they are male or female, through a range of service provisions.

We Listen / We Support / We Care
Our charity was established in 1996 and was originally named Dartford & Gravesham Women’s Aid and then North Kent Women’s Aid before adopting the name of Choices. It exists to provide help to all those who are experiencing domestic abuse.

Oasis domestic abuse services

We have been working to support victims of abuse for over 20 years – in this time we have developed guiding principles that shape the way we work. Our vision, mission and values define our approach, focus our work and help us achieve more.

Liverpool John Moores University

LJMU is a modern, civic university and with a vibrant community of 25,000 students from over 100 countries world-wide, 2,500 staff and 250 degree courses is one of the largest, most dynamic and forward-thinking universities in the UK.

Peer Productions

Peer Productions’ vision is to use theatre to genuinely change young people’s lives. Founded in 2006, Peer Productions is an award winning youth arts charity specialising in combining high quality arts practice with peer education.

Relate North Essex and East Herts

Relate North Essex and East Herts offers counselling and training for individuals, couples, families and young people. Their over arching ethos as an umbrella organisation is ‘successful, healthy relationships are essential for fulfilling, stress-free lives’.

Soft Touch are a Leicester-based charity established in 1986 which uses arts, media and music activities to inspire and engage young people and help them to develop creative, social and employability skills. Our inclusive way of working helps young people who lack opportunities or have challenges in their lives to participate in positive creative activities.

Stop Abuse For Everyone (SAFE)

Stop Abuse For Everyone (SAFE) has worked to end domestic violence and abuse from its base in Exeter for over 40 years.

Safe believe in working together to end domestic violence and abuse by providing services for victims to enable them to be safe and in doing so, recover from harm and regain control over their lives, choices and wellbeing.  SAFE also raise awareness and work to prevent domestic violence for future generations.

Tender lead our National Partnership Network, we only ask our partner’s to deliver projects that we know work! We are currently delivering projects across all London boroughs.

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Evidencing Impact

Initial Expansion, Piloting and creating a National Network.

Call out

Are you interested in being part of our national voice/national footprint?

How it works (and why it works)

What young people across the country are thinking, learning and saying.

Project Feedback

“We were surprised by the support of other organisations. The network was very beneficial to us"

Partner Organisation

“The work is not being delivered widely enough so Domestic Violence Prevention programmes are always needed. Prevention is better than a cure”

Partnership Organisation

“This program is about the general population. It’s not just a women’s issue it a people’s issue”

Partnership Organisation

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