Housing partnership tackles domestic abuse with new funding

National housing partnership, the Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA), has gone from strength to strength attracting new grant funding and expanding its team.The new funding comes from a variety of sources, including the Home Office, the Government’s Tampon Tax Fund, London Councils and Comic Relief, and has allowed the organisation to make two key appointments as well as advertising a third vacancy. DAHA is a partnership between leading housing provider Gentoo, Standing Together Against Domestic Violence (STADV) and London and the South East based hou

EVAW: Sexist/racist street harassment - a hate crime?

End Violence Against Women consider the impact of the move towards recording sexual harassment as a hate crime. Nottinghamshire Police received a lot of attention for becoming the first police force to record sexual harassment as a misogynistic hate crime earlier this year. At a Nottinghamshire ‘Safer for Women’ conference, they share their experiences of recording sexual harassment as 15 other police forces consider extending hate crime policing policy to include sexual harassment. 

Jobs: Stockton Council

Stockton Council is looking for a Domestic Abuse Co-Ordinator (Temporary contract for 2 years, 37 hours per week, £29,323 - £31,601 per annum. Benefit & Grade: Grade K). A new opportunity has arisen within the Children's Services Community Safety Unit. Working for Stockton Borough Council you will act as a key contact point to take forward and deliver on the Councils Domestic Abuse Strategy. Stockton Council are looking for someone who has an innovative and flexible approach to help to continually improve the Service.

Jobs: Harbour

Harbour is recruiting for female Support Workers to support adult victims of domestic abuse within their teams in North Tyneside, Durham and the Tees Valley. Harbour is also recruiting for a Team Leader to supervise our Adult Support Team in North Tyneside. These staff will work directly with clients, who are often in crisis, and enable them to start making positive changes in their lives. Part time and full-time posts are available.

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