Archived News May 2016

Calling on drug & alcohol treatment centres to give sex workers a voice

Kirsty Tate, Outreach Worker at The Nelson Trust, calls on drug and alcohol treatment centres across the UK to give sex working women a voice. Kirsty is an Outreach Worker to sex working women, based at The Nelson Trust’s Women’s Centre in Gloucester. Driven by a determination to lead these women into residential drug treatment, she runs a drop-in for a red light district of the city. She has developed The Griffin Program to enable women to heal from the effects of sex working. This specialist treatment is delivered at The Nelson Trust’s residential service in Stroud. Kirsty has been a Griffin Fellow and this executive summary is the result of her research for The Griffins Society, funded by the Lankelly Chase Foundation. Read More