PCC Blog 25

20 035 Domestic Abuse Prevention Fund

20 035 Domestic Abuse Prevention Fund

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20 030 Domestic Abuse Matters Training

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PCC Blog 21

Further funding made available to support victims of domestic abuse

Further funding has now been made available to Dr Alan Billings, the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, to support victims of domestic abuse during the period of the Covid-19 pandemic.

PCC: Blog 13

In this week's Blog Dr Billings looks at the passing of the Domestic Abuse Bill by the House of Commons and how we need to change culture to rule out unconscious bias that can lead us to respond to people in ways that are wrong or unfair, but unwitting.

Funding for Support Services Affected by Covid19

A Government funding package to support victims and survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence, vulnerable children and their families has been welcomed by the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner.

PUBLICATION OF THE ONS CRIME STATISTICS – APRIL 2019

The crime statistics for 2018 have today (Thursday, 25 April 2019) been published by the ONS and show a mixed picture both nationally and in South Yorkshire.Overall, while crime nationally increased by 7%, in South Yorkshire there was a slight fall of 2%.

LAUNCH OF THE SHEFFIELD DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL ABUSE STRATEGY

Dr Billings spoke at an event in Sheffield Town Hall on Monday, 26 October at which the Sheffield Domestic and Sexual Abuse Strategy was launched.

RESIDENTS AT JUDITH HOUSE WOMEN’S REFUGE PARTICIPATE IN A SONG WRITING PROJECT

Victims of domestic abuse in Barnsley are receiving therapeutic music sessions after funding received from the Stronger Together Community Grant Scheme.

YOYO…You’re Only Young Once

YOYO stands for You’re Only Young Once and has been developed to help young people learn about the consequences of taking part in activities that could cause them harm

FINDING A SAFE PLACE TO STAY

Some years ago, when I was a vicar in the Lake District, I chaired a small committee that ran a women's hostel in a big Victorian villa. After the Second World War the house had been a home for unmarried mothers.