Aurora New Dawn

is a registered charity giving safety, support, advocacy and empowerment to survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence.

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Sexual violence

Our Advocates (ISVAs) work with male and female survivors aged over 16 years to provide tailored support when it's most needed, including through the criminal justice system.


Stalking is a crime. Our dedicated Stalking Advocacy service is delivered in partnership with national service Paladin to ensure that victims are supported, protected and safe.

Domestic violence & abuse

Our Advocates (IDVAs) provide support to male and female victims of abuse to reduce risk and increase the safety of survivors and children. Our IRIS service improves prevention and intervention within health services.

From the team blog

Blog Post – Volunteer Service

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” Aesop At Aurora we are passionate about volunteering. Our CEO began her career as a volunteer on what was the local Portsmouth helpline and then with London Rape Crisis many years ago, and when the organisation was established, developing an active volunteer service was […]

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Blog Post – Independent Sexual Violence Advocate – ISVA

An Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA) is trained to look after the needs of victims of sexual violence, both historical and recent incidents. The role is primarily there to help survivors understand how the criminal justice process works and what other support is available to them. If a victim does choose to go down the […]

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