A £10 million government fund to help support refuges across the country and boost provision for survivors of domestic abuse and their families was announced on International Women’s Day. The fund was shared between 55 regions in England. Of these 55 regions, four local councils have pledged to targeted LGBT survivors of domestic abuse. The [...]
A monthly Wednesday evening support group from 6-7.30pm run by North London Rape Crisis in Islington was launched in February 2015. The aim of the group is breaking isolation, providing information and ways to manage the impact of abuse, growth and the empowerment of women. This is achieved through offering a safe space to meet, [...]
A domestic violence and abuse incident which results in the death of the victim is often not a first attack and is likely to have been preceded by psychological and emotional abuse. Many people and agencies may have known of these attacks – neighbours, for example, may have heard violence, a GP may have examined [...]
f your work, organisation, service or activism involves providing services for lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans* survivors of domestic abuse, we would like to invite you to attend a national front line workers meeting.
- National funding to support survivors
- Do we need a new way of working- supporting all LGBT* victim/survivors of violence and abuse.
- Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Women’s Support Group
- Domestic Homicide Reviews and LGBT victims
- Finding Safe Spaces: Accommodation, Appropriateness and LGBT Rough Sleepers
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