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We provide training to front line professionals/service providers who are supporting women who sell or exchange sex, aiming to raise awareness, support staff and help combat issues associated with stigma. 

The following training elements are included:

Supporting women who sell or exchange sex
•  overview of our outreach service - The Esther Project (TEP)
•  the reasons why people might sell or exchange sex
•  spectrum of choice
•  risks
•  signs
•  stigma
•  communication - how to talk about it
•  helping women stay safer
•  signposting and other resources/support
Our training can be adapted to suit your needs and is best delivered around the table with individual participation encouraged.

Training quotes: 

“Anna’s training really got staff thinking outside the box”
Project Manager, Society of St James Homelessness Charity

“The whole concept of going into conversations from a position of care for the individual has just managed to rid me of fear of having these conversations without sounding stupid because of my lack of direct thank you!”
Homelessness support worker

“Well presented and thought provoking, delivered all the information in a professional manner.”
CGL Worker

“Really informative and helpful. Thank you!”
Littlehampton Probation

During 2020 we delivered training to:
16 frontline staff at Change, Grow, Live (drug & alcohol service)
21 Immigration Officers at South East Immigration Gatwick HQ
71 frontline professionals at Netley Police HQ including police officers, NHS staff, support services and homelessness organisations
49 hostel and homelessness support staff from The Society of St James (homelessness charity)

Free Online Training: 

We are excited to announce that we are now offering our extensive training session online via Eventbrite. If you are a professional who may engage with service users in the sex industry or at risk of sexual exploitation and would like support with understanding the industry (the routes in, the stigma involved, language and legal frameworks) as well as support with practical conversation tools, book our free training here.

Please get in touch at if you would like to know more about our training.