AVP Britain: Alternatives to Violence Project

Alternatives to Violence Project Supporting people to deal with conflict and violence

An introduction to AVP

AVP is for everyone who wants to handle conflict, deal with strong feelings like anger and fear, and build better relationships.  For 20 years we have run friendly, low-cost workshops/courses that can really make a difference.  Whether you face difficult situations in the family, on the street, in your workplace or somewhere else, AVP can help.  More »

Upcoming events you can attend

29-31
(Fri-Sun)
May 2015

Northenden, South Manchester

Open community basic workshop

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29-31
(Fri-Sun)
May 2015

Leeds

Open community basic workshop

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5-7
(Fri-Sun)
Jun 2015

Old Street

Open community level one workshop
Community Workshop: Handling Conflict

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From a participant

Struggling with handling intense emotions, Karen found AVP workshops helped her a lot. She has now trained as a facilitator.

“The switch in my head had been pushed. The switch that reads above it, ‘Violence, Warning, Do not touch!’  Too late though, my switch had been flicked and a chain of violent behaviour began...”

Read more of Karen's story »