Tools4change CIC - Accredited Learning Centre

Tools4change CIC is non-profit community interest company comprised of experienced domestic abuse professionals dedicated to promoting understanding, skills, and knowledge of the dynamics and impact of controlling, abusive relationships via the following activities:

Assisting support agency services to implement ongoing, risk-managed, evidence-based Gateway Programme provision

Training and accrediting front-line workers to facilitate Group and 1-2-1 Gateway Programmes.

Providing free evening Gateway Programmes for those who are unable to access daytime provision.

Providing workplace Domestic Abuse Awareness Training.


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About us:


Tools4change CIC has a team of specialist  professionals  with 48 combined years of experience within the private, statutory and third sector.

We are committed to building front-line worker knowledge, skills and confidence  to provide the evidence based  Gateway Programme for those who experience abusive relationships.

Our experience includes:

  • Development and provision of  Multi Agency Domestic Abuse Training.
  • Presentations in a range of workshop and conference settings.
  • Supporting those who experience abuse to influence how services are provided.
  • Implementing a co-ordinated a local Domestic Abuse community response.
    Working in partnership with statutory and voluntary agencies.
  • Refuge and Outreach support.
  • Provision of a range of adult community learning courses.


Feedback from accredited Gateway Programme facilitators and service
users who have attended the Gateway Programme

Participant who attended the  Gateway Programme

"This programme has helped me realise it was not my fault, I can now move forward without feeling to blame for what went on. This programme really makes you think, recognise and understand."

November 2019

Frontline worker who gained 1-2-1 Gateway Programme Facilitator Accreditation

"Very informative and very useful. I feel my confidence has improved and my understanding of the impact of DVA has also improved, I am looking forward to using the programme to benefit Service Users. Such a great course. Thank you!"w

February 2019

Frontline Worker who gained Group Gateway Programme Facilitator Accreditation

"The Gateway Programme Facilitator Training has been the most relevant, informative and enjoyable programme around domestic abuse that I have had the pleasure to train in."

May 2019