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Sunflower Champions

Spot the signs of domestic abuse. Know where to point people who need help.

Champions are people in everyday public jobs who can keep a look out for people that may need some support

You could be a hairdresser, estate agent or working on the tills at Tescos. Whatever.

But with a network of eyes and ears around Hertfordshire, there's a better chance that no-one has to suffer in silence.

Updates for Sunflower Champs

Champions related news/updates and information, such as training or network events etc.


What you'll get

  • A half day J9 training session to help them understand, recognise and respond appropriately to those affected by domestic abuse
  • Ongoing training and monthly updates via newsletters and direct contact
  • Access to the Sunflower Champions online group (coming soon) – a closed area for Sunflower Champs to share best practice and support one another
  • Peer support from our network of champions
  • Meeting new people and working in a rewarding team.

Most importantly, you're doing this to help people who really need it.

About the J9 initiative

J9 training was developed in memory of Janine Mundy, a mother killed by her estranged husband in 2003.  "J9" is how Janine used to sign her text messages. The initiative was started by her family and Police in Cornwall.

Read more about J9 (PDF, 108kb)

Herts Sunflower J9 Resource and Information Pack (PDF 310KB)

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