Christmas Wishes appeal raises over £6,000

We are delighted to announce that our Christmas Wishes for a Brighter Future appeal in December 2023 raised a fantastic £6,381.  The campaign, which ran throughout the festive season, asked supporters to give survivors hope, by making a donation towards our work and leaving a message to be shared with those in our refuges.  It […]

  • Juliette Lyons
    Juliette Lyons
  • February 1, 2024

Run for Oasis at the Brighton Marathon!

Give yourself a challenge. Give survivors hope. Sunday 6th April 2025 We have three places in the Brighton Marathon 2025! Run for Oasis and complete the epic 26.2 miles through Brighton’s streets and seafront. You’ll be joining a team that will be taking on the challenge for Oasis, and raising funds for our vital work. […]

  • Juliette Lyons
    Juliette Lyons
  • January 25, 2024

Christmas Wishes Appeal – help us create a brighter future for survivors

As many people enjoy celebrating the festive period, the abuse experienced by some families in Kent and Medway will increase. The added pressure of more time together, family demands and financial worries – especially with the cost-of-living crisis – can all make abusive behaviours worse. Gripped by fear, isolation, and uncertainty at a time when […]

  • Juliette Lyons
    Juliette Lyons
  • November 30, 2023

Oasis Annual Charity Golf Day raises over £6,000

The sixth annual Oasis Golf Day at North Foreland Golf Club in Broadstairs raised a fantastic £6,400. The event, held on Friday 8th September, a gloriously sunny day, saw 17 teams of 4 taking to the fairways for a 1pm shotgun start. Teams were made up of North Foreland Golf Club (NFGC) members and Kent-wide […]

  • Juliette Lyons
    Juliette Lyons
  • September 12, 2023

Recovering Together – domestic abuse trauma healing for families

Recovering Together is our pioneering domestic abuse trauma healing programme for families. When a family experiences domestic abuse, it is traumatic, for everyone. Children do not witness abuse; they experience it too. Abuse can take many forms – coercion, control, violence, sexual, economic, honour-based – and can be engrained in family life for years. The […]

  • Juliette Lyons
    Juliette Lyons
  • September 5, 2023

Banksy’s ‘Valentine’s Day Mascara’ moves to Dreamland, sparking conversations about domestic abuse

Banksy’s artwork ‘Valentine’s Day Mascara’ has been unveiled at its new home at Dreamland Margate. The artwork has been moved from its original location, on the side of a house in the town, safely by a team of engineers, supported by an art conservator and coordinated by Red Eight Gallery and Dreamland.  You can see […]

  • Juliette Lyons
    Juliette Lyons
  • June 12, 2023

Hello from our new CEO Claire Williams

We are delighted to welcome our new CEO Claire Williams to Oasis Domestic Abuse Service. Claire has a significant history of working for Kent and Medway communities, including with DAVSS (Domestic Abuse Volunteer Support Service) and Porchlight, and has a track record of service innovation and evaluation that is aligned with our history and vision. […]

  • Juliette Lyons
    Juliette Lyons
  • April 17, 2023

Join our ‘Love Shouldn’t Hurt – for anyone’ campaign

Banksy’s Valentine’s Day artwork in Margate threw Oasis and other vital services supporting those affected by domestic abuse into the spotlight. The artwork has inspired many conversations about its subject matter. At Oasis, we believe this mural has so many layers of meaning and it is not possible to reduce it to a simplified form […]

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    oasisda
  • March 16, 2023

A Valentine’s gift from Banksy

It’s not every day that a Banksy artwork appears in your local community, but that’s what has happened this week in Margate. On one of the most important awareness days for domestic abuse, the artist’s ‘Valentine’s Day Mascara’ piece depicting a 1950s housewife with a bruised eye and a missing tooth appeared on the side […]

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    oasisda
  • February 17, 2023

Lottie’s safe space

12-year-old Lottie* moved into our refuge with her Mum in early 2022, having fled the domestic abuse she’d experienced for most of her young life. She was initially very shut off from talking about her experiences and was referred to our mentoring service so that she could have a safe space of her own to […]

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    oasisda
  • December 6, 2022
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