Collaboration and partnership

Covid-19 Extraordinary Funding for Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Services - bidding deadline 2nd June

Many of you will have picked up  that the Ministry of Justice launched 'Covid-19 Extraordinary Funding for Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Services'.  This means a potential extra £494,000 to support services in Northumbria to help maintain support to vulnerable victims during this very challenging time.  

Often Overlooked

Published by Agenda, Often Overlooked explores how self-harm among young women is often linked to poverty and disadvantage.

This new research, undertaken by analysts at the National Centre of Social Research, is one of the first to focus on connections between poverty and non-suicidal self-harm in young women across England. It is based on new analysis of data from more than 20,000 people.

Findings:

Troubling stories reveal true extent of covid impact on young women – Young Women’s Trust

The coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating existing inequalities for young women, leaving many feeling underpaid, undervalued and worried about the future, a new survey has found.

In its survey, Young Women’s Trust heard evidence about the impact coronavirus is having on the work, finances and wellbeing of almost 200 young women aged 18-30. [1]

Update from the Angelou Centre

All of our services are still operational we are working remotely and onsite, following public health advice and social distancing measures.  We are still taking referrals for our violence against women services and recruiting learners for our online training and activities. Our emergency refuge accommodation remains open but we are currently full.

We have temporarily suspended all activities that involve onsite face to face gatherings of people.

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