Domestic Violence

Home Department written question – answered on 5th June 2008.

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Photo of Sarah Teather Sarah Teather Shadow Secretary of State (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which domestic violence (a) projects and (b) organisations for (i) perpetrators and (ii) victims of domestic violence are being funded by her Department in 2008-09.

Photo of Vernon Coaker Vernon Coaker Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Crime Reduction)

The Home Office has allocated funding to support a range of domestic violence projects and organisations during 2008-09. Details of these organisations are outlined in the following table.

Domestic violence funding, 2008-09: Projects and organisations
Projects Organisations Allocation (£)
Perpetrators
Accredited community perpetrator programme Respect (1)120,000
Perpetrator helpline Respect (1)
Victims
National Domestic Violence Helpline Women's Aid and Refuge 500,000
Men's advice line for male victims of domestic violence Respect 120,000
Domestic violence helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people Broken Rainbow 120,000
Helpline database development for victims of domestic violence from black and minority ethnic communities Southall Black Sisters 20,000
Honour Network—helpline for survivors of forced marriage Karma Nirvana 15,000
Men's coalition development work Men's Health Forum 50,000
Training for Independent Domestic Violence Advisers (IDVAs) and Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conferences Co-ordinated Action Against Domestic Abuse 800,000
Total 1,745,000

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