GAP & MAP Project

GAP & MAP Project

Women and Children

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Introduction to Service

GAP & MAP supports men and women involved in sex work, survival sex and individuals exposed to sexual exploitation.

We provide outreach and in-reach support to engage with people on a one-to-one basis, providing the specialist programmes of care designed in partnership with NTW Mental Health Trust.

Key Information

We offer:

  • Intensive one-to-one support
  • Weekly women’s drop-ins
  • Prison in-reach and community integration
  • Supporting access and engagement with services to meet immediate needs
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills groups and Trauma Focused programmes
  • Community integration: Education, training and employment including opportunities for volunteering
  • Explore exit routes out of sex work if desired

How to access

People can be referred from a supporting agency, peer, family or self-refer.

Are you eligible?

You are eligible if you are aged 16 and over and living in Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, Sunderland, South Tyneside or Durham.

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