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Caring about the Vulnerable

Emergency funding to support the most vulnerable victims during Covid_19 crisis

In response to the Government announcement today of £76m of extra funding for support services for vulnerable victims (including victims of domestic abuse, sexual violence and modern slavery), APCC Victims Leads Deputy Mayor of London, Sophie Linden, and Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner of North Yorkshire, Julia Mulligan, said: “We welcome this much needed additional […]

Domestic abuse and Covid-19: Victims and perpetrators need alternative accommodation ‘urgently’

The lockdown has led to a steep rise in calls to domestic abuse helplines in the UK. While they offer vital support, alternative accommodation is essential to enabling people to escape their situation, but Co-APCC Victims lead on domestic abuse Julia Mulligan says refuges are all but full and more accommodation is urgently needed.