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£250,000 of COVID-19 emergency funding given to domestic abuse and sexual violence support services in Herts
Charities and groups helping victims of Domestic Abuse or Sexual violence Hertfordshire have been awarded over £250,000.
They applied through the office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for the money which was made available by the Ministry of Justice.
Under the plans there was £10m available in England and Wales to boost the domestic abuse services that are already funded by PCCs, plus £5m for new providers. Another £5m was available be awarded to current and new sexual violence service providers.
Following this offices conducting an assessment of need for COVID-19 related emergency funding the following groups have received help to meet the additional costs registered charities or social enterprise have incurred or will incur whilst adapting their services during the pandemic, and to cope with demand increases resulting from it, during this time period.
|Future Living Hertford||£8,699|
|South Hill Centre||£14,425|
|Hertfordshire Practival Parenting Programme CIC||£12,939|
|St Albans & Hertsmere Woman's Refuge (SAHWR)||£9,061|
|Watford Women's Centre Plus||£19,130|
More details on the fund can be found at The Ministry of Justice website https://www.gov.uk/guidance/covid-19-funding-for-domestic-abuse-and-sexual-violence-support-services