Arch works in North Staffordshire and surrounding areas supporting adults, children, young people, families and professionals on a mission to prevent and tackle domestic abuse, help end homelessness and promote social inclusion.
We connect with people at difficult times in their lives. Our customers often have complex needs, including mental ill-health, poor physical health, substance misuse, offending behaviour or asylum seeker/refugee status. This may be compounded by low confidence, social isolation, poverty and debt, and a lack of practical life-skills.
We respect our customers. We never judge. We value the diversity of our local communities.
This week is refugee week and we're sharing stories from refugees Hashim and Akbar. They both fled their homes in search of safety for themselves and in Hashim’s case, his family. Arriving in the UK [...]
This fathers day Arch customer Jamie* is sharing his blog about how domestic abuse can damage the relationship between father and child As with many things in life, domestic violence carries a lot of hidden [...]
We're so thankful to Wolstanton Rotary Club for their continuous support! The club donated a cheque for an incredible £750 last year, and have presented Arch with another cheque for £500 last week. Wolstanton Rotary [...]
Did you know that dentists are often the first healthcare professional a victim of domestic abuse visits after a violent attack? Dentists are trained to recognise gum disease, decay and even oral cancer, but do [...]
A Newcastle-under-Lyme based gym is organising a 50+ mile spin bike challenge to help raise awareness and money for Arch’s domestic abuse male victim support service. Xercise4Less in Newcastle-under-Lyme are set to run the challenge [...]
A school girl, along with Newcastle-based 4FiTT gym, has raised over £250 for people who have been affected by domestic abuse. 13 year old, Ruby heard about the work Arch do after the gym her [...]