News

Vacancy – Stockport Without Abuse – Chair of the Board of Trustees

Chair of the Board of Trustees• Unremunerated• Reimbursement of reasonable essential expenses Stockport Without Abuse is a highly regarded, specialist charity who has been supporting, empowering and educating individuals & families affected by domestic abuse since 1975, when we were then known as Stockport Women’s Aid, and before that Heaton Moor Women’s Group We are … Continue reading “Vacancy – Stockport Without Abuse – Chair of the Board of Trustees”

Event – Karma Nirvana – Day of Memory

This year’s leading event for the annual Day of Memory will be a virtual conference on the 14th July.Register your place at https://events.streamgo.co.uk/KN-DOM/register, to allocate your seat at the event.  Speakers include:Dr Jasvinder Sanghera CBE – Founder of Karma NirvanaNatasha Rattu – Executive Director of Karma NirvanaNazir Afzal OBEPayzee Mahmod – Sister of Banaz MahmodCaroline Goode – Investigating officer in the Banaz … Continue reading “Event – Karma Nirvana – Day of Memory”

Job vacancy – Fortalice – Mental Health and Substance Misuse Support Worker

Background Information Fortalice was established in 1977 to provide emergency accommodation and support for women and children experiencing domestic abuse within their own homes. The organisation has expanded over the past years and now provides a wide range of services for women, families, children and young people within both the Refuge and the Outreach Support … Continue reading “Job vacancy – Fortalice – Mental Health and Substance Misuse Support Worker”

Job vacancy – Fortalice – DAV Recovery Support Workers

Background Information Fortalice was established in 1977 to provide emergency accommodation and support for women and children experiencing domestic abuse within their own homes. The organisation has expanded over the past years and now provides a wide range of services for women, families, children and young people within both the Refuge and the Outreach Support … Continue reading “Job vacancy – Fortalice – DAV Recovery Support Workers”

Research launch – Surviving Economic Abuse survey

Surviving Economic Abuse survey Surviving Economic Abuse has launched a survey for victims / survivors and front-line professionals who work with them to explore the experiences and needs of those actively experiencing economic abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic. This will inform recommendations for policy and practice to meet the needs of victim/survivors and support their … Continue reading “Research launch – Surviving Economic Abuse survey”

Research launch Galop

Galop survey now live   Galop has launched an online survey to understand how LGBT+ people’s relationships have been affected by the Covid-19 lockdown measures and to ensure they are included and represented. The results will shape support that is being provided and will help identify future support priorities.   The survey is open to … Continue reading “Research launch Galop”

Press release – Home Office – Major overhaul of family courts to protect domestic abuse victims

Survivors of domestic abuse and their children will receive greater protections after the government today (25 June 2020) announced an overhaul of how the family courts deal with the horrific crime. Sweeping reforms will see more victims of domestic abuse given access to separate building entrances and waiting rooms as well as protective screens to … Continue reading “Press release – Home Office – Major overhaul of family courts to protect domestic abuse victims”