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£22 million emergency coronavirus funding for more than 540 sexual violence and domestic abuse charities

June 29, 2020, 1:50:11 PM

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Posted on: 26 June 2020

£22 million emergency coronavirus funding for more than 540 sexual violence and domestic abuse charities

Victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence are benefiting from £22 million of emergency funding to help organisations providing support during the pandemic.

Social distancing measures mean that some charities can no longer offer face-to-face support, and must transfer to mainly remote services to provide victims with the practical and emotional help they need.

548 charities across England and Wales, including small and regional organisations, are now receiving funding to maintain their life-saving counselling and advice services. It will allow them to employ more staff, keep helplines open longer, as well as fund the technology needed for other forms of contact with victims - such as video calls.

It is part of an unprecedented £76 million of emergency funding announced by the government in May to ensure that these victims can continue to access the support they need. Organisations supporting victims of sexual violence and domestic abuse were invited to request funding directly from the Ministry of Justice or from their local Police and Crime Commissioner and were required to provide evidence of what services they would deliver.



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