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15 February 2018 – 1115.2017-18 – Services to victims of stalking


  1. In the financial years 15/16, 16/17 and 17/18:
  2. How many grants were awarded to organisations in which at least one of the outcomes was to provided services to victims of stalking?
  3. What was the total monetary value of these grants? 
  4. Which organisations were awarded? 


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1a. In the financial years 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18, a number of contracts to provide services for victims were commissioned and details of these are outlined below.  

Supporting Victims: Immediate practical and emotional support over the phone to any victim of crime– In house team from August 2016, previously delivered by Victim Support:

  • 15/16 – £232,255
  • 16/17 – (April 2016 to July 2016 only); £54,656
  • From August 2016 onwards: In-house Staff Costs only (1 Team Leader, 5 Victim Care Coordinators) 

Independent Victim Adviser Service provided by Victim Support: Face to face emotional and practical support to any victim of crime (exc.  Sexual and Domestic):

  • 14/15 – (Oct 2014 to March 2015) + 2015/2016 – £202,000
  • 16/17 – £231,501
  • 17/18 – £231,501 

Independent Sexual and Domestic Violence Advisers provided by IDAS:

  • 14/15 – (Oct 2014 to March 2015) + 2015/2016 – £480,000
  • 16/17 – £410,000
  • 17/18 – £410,000 

Counselling Services: delivered on a call-off basis (£350 increasing to £400 from March 16/17 for 10 x 1 hour sessions) by the following providers; Aegis Counselling Service, Community Counselling (North Yorkshire) Ltd; St Michaels Hospice Talking Spaces; Victim Support (14/15 only) 

  1. What was the total monetary value of these grants?  

Please see above. 

  1. Which organisations were awarded?

Please see above. 

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