Edgars UNiTE has now partnered with the TEARS foundation, a women led organisation that provides help regardless of ethnicity, religion, culture or socio-economic background or location. The TEARS foundation provides access to Crisis Intervention, Advocacy, Counselling, and Prevention Education Services for those impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault and child sexual abuse. TEARS Foundation also provides assistance nationwide with a 24 hour free SMS service to anyone who has access to a cellphone. All these services are provide free of charge.
The service identifies the closest centre to you and they link or connect victims to facilities that offer services such as individual counselling, group counselling/couples counselling, support groups, volunteer opportunities, links victims to emergency shelters, refers victims to medical facilities, including rape victim, for medical attention. The TEARS Foundation also follow-up with the police on behalf of victims who have case numbers, give victims advice on how to apply for a protection order, refer child victims to child friendly facilities and guide women and men on how to leave abusive relationships