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Somerset Phoenix Project

Working alongside professionals and supporting children, young people and families affected by sexual abuse.

A specialist service supporting the development of professionals in Somerset. We are here to reduce the negative impact of child sexual abuse (CSA) on the lives of children and families living in Somerset

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Going to court

New guides have been written to support children, young people and their families if their case is able to go to court. These factual guides take the children/young person through the whole process from start to finish of who everyone is, what the court looks like and what they can expect.

Guide for Parents



Guide for 5 to 11 year olds


Guide for 12 to 17 year olds

Barnardo's is a charity (216250 / SC037605) and a company limited by guarantee.
(61625 England - see the governing document). Registered office: Tanners Lane, Barkingside, Ilford, Essex IG6 1QG | VAT number 507477337