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International Biosciences sponsors Brighton-based, children’s charity Safety Net

BRIGHTON, Sussex – 10 October 2014 – International Biosciences collaborates with Safety Net as part of its corporate, philanthropic endeavour towards building a better community, reaching out to those in need.

Safety Net promotes safety and wellbeing for children, young people and families at home, in school and across local Brighton and Hove and Sussex communities. Our vision is to build communities where all children, young people and adults have the right to feel safe and the responsibility to keep others safe.

Our children’s projects raise aspirations; boost life skills and teach techniques to keep safe at school, at home and in the community. Over 90% of children report: feeling safer; knowing who to ask for help; more confidence and self-esteem.

Our family support provides 1-2-1 home visiting, groupwork and parenting training, helping 88% of families report a positive change; 97% see an improvement in parenting; and 96% say there has been an improvement in child behaviour.

Our community work trains local people and groups to improve Child Protection policy and practice. Since 2012, 1500+ staff & volunteers from 150+ groups & organisations were trained; Child Protection training has increased by 65%; and DBS checks have increased by 15%.

Safety Net is the NSPCC Sussex Safe Network Champion.

International Biosciences is a Brighton-based DNA testing company specialising in paternity and relationship testing, baby gender, genetic predisposition, weight & wellness and ancestry tests.

International Biosciences was set up in 2005 and now operates in 16 countries providing DNA testing services to private clients as well as government departments and solicitors using state of the art technology provided by an internationally accredited laboratory.

We have chosen to partner with Safety Net as part of our drive to support local charities in each of our locations worldwide.

Safety Net promotes safety and wellbeing for children and we hope that our services help do the same in finding answers to sometimes difficult and emotional questions.

International Biosciences has the wellbeing of children at heart. Over the years we have collaborated with many charities making not only monetary donations but helping in various other ways. Our goal is to keep going with this and help out charities wherever we can. 2014 has also seen our collaboration with Rocking Horse Children’s charity which raises money for treatment and medication that is life saving. Rocking horse has helped countless children find health, happiness and medical care.

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About International Biosciences

International Biosciences offer a wide range of DNA testing services, including paternity, siblingship and other relationship tests as well as DNA tests for immigration purposes, child custody cases and even DNA ancestry research. IBDNA also provide a comprehensive website, www.ibdna.com, detailing every aspect of the DNA testing process, showing everything from the differences between home DNA testing and legal DNA tests, to consent issues and understanding the final results report.

Media Enquiries:
pr@ibdna.com
01273 227544

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