We’re very proud to have been recognised as the regional winner (East of England) of the Community Award in the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) “Celebrating Small Business Awards 2024” for our work across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, and Cambridgeshire to provide victims of domestic abuse with civil legal support and protection. We joined enjoyed afternoon tea at Norwich’s Assembly

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Jo is a team supervisor here at the Domestic Abuse (DA) Alliance, supporting our managers and directors to deliver our organisational priorities, whilst overseeing and providing guidance and support to our call handlers and caseworkers to ensure they can provide professional legal assistance to the victims of domestic abuse that we support. Describe a typical

In this blog post, our Head of External Relations, Rosie Watson, talks about the reasons why she became a White Ribbon Champion and how we can all help to #ChangeTheStory and prevent violence against women and girls. White Ribbon UK is the leading charity engaging men and boys to prevent violence against women and girls.

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Business owner and survivor of domestic abuse Sharon Livermore has launched a nationwide campaign to help employers tackle domestic abuse. The campaign, ‘Working It Out’, created in collaboration with the Domestic Abuse (DA) Alliance and outsourced HR provider The HR Dept calls on employers to sign up to a six-step pledge to support employees. After

The Domestic Abuse (DA) Alliance is proud to be a Bronze Supporter of The Police Digital Summit, co-hosted by the Police Digital Service (PDS) and the National Police Technology Council (NPTC). The Summit, taking place on 12-14 September 2023 at the Brighton Hilton Metropole, brings together professionals and experts from law enforcement agencies, technology providers,

An independent evaluation of the WEPROTECT service is currently underway following a successful funding application by the University of Birmingham to the Home Office What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls Fund. The Government has awarded over £17 million to programmes across England and Wales in 2023 to support vital services for children

Are you an employer? Would you be able to spot the signs of domestic abuse? Or know how to respond if an employee disclosed they were being abused? Would you know where to signpost them for support? We can help you help your workforce. In 2020 we collaborated with the Employers Initiative on Domestic Abuse,

Domestic Abuse (DA) Alliance Ambassador Sharon Livermore has founded Domestic Abuse Education as a platform to shared her lived experience of abuse to educate businesses and raise awareness, in order to help people who may currently, or in the future, go through the same thing. Sharon works with employers to create a positive impact and

PolicingTV, the leading platform in progressive policing, has highlighted the impact of WEPROTECT in Cambridgeshire through a film that features the testimony of survivor, and DA Alliance ambassador, Sharon Livermore. In 2015, Sharon came extremely close to becoming a statistic; on average two women a week lose their lives to fatal abuse. Fortunately, Sharon survived

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is the first NHS Trust in the country to launch a domestic abuse app, which will enable staff to quickly refer victims of domestic abuse for free legal advice, in just a few simple steps. The free to download app, WEPROTECT, will allow a clinician, who identifies someone

We were delighted to be invited to attend and exhibit at the first ever Victims’ Awareness Conference in Hertfordshire, organised by Beacon – Hertfordshire’s Victim Care Centre, which is staffed by professionals from Hertfordshire Constabulary and Catch 22, an independent organisation commissioned to support victims of crime in Hertfordshire. The inaugural annual conference took place

The shadow minister for domestic violence and safeguarding, Jess Phillips MP, is joining forces with the Retail Trust to urge retail employers to protect staff experiencing domestic abuse. It follows the launch of the retail industry against domestic abuse (RIADA) campaign by the Retail Trust, Dunelm and the Domestic Abuse Alliance last year to bring more