It has been announced today that, Standing Together's CEO, Nicole Jacobs has become the UK's first Domestic Abuse Commissioner . Everyone at Standing Together is delighted and proud of this appointment and wish Nicole every success in her new role.
Read more here.
Join in this year’s national campaign to celebrate the strength of women!
November 25th every year marks the United Nations day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. At Standing Together Against Domestic Violence, we use this time of year to celebrate the strength of women who have survived VAWG, or supported someone who has.
Read our recent blog "Standing Together: Multi agency working and co-location in children's social care" on the SafeLives KNowledge Hub here
Whole housing is an exciting new project coming out of the housing team and linked to our work with DAHA.
The Whole Housing programme brings together domestic abuse systems leaders to establish comprehensive housing practice in relation to domestic abuse and deliver a ‘Whole Housing’ approach for the first time in three local areas:
Here are our upcoming courses:
Day 1: Understanding the Dynamics of Domestic Abuse: 11th June 2019 - Book Here
Day 2: Skills and Tools to Support Survivors of Domestic Abuse: 18th June 2019
Day 3: Domestic Abuse: Mental Health, Trauma and Self-Care: 15th July 2019
Day 1: Understanding the Dynamics of Domestic Abuse: 9th October 2019
Day 2: Skills and Tools to Support Survivors of Domestic Abuse: 30th October 2019
Day 1: Understanding the Dynamics of Domestic Abuse: 10th March 2020
Read through some recent work being carried out by DAHA and see what is coming up next for the national benchmark for the housing sector.
Watch a video of our Blooming Strong Campaign in Hammersmith here:
Women in Hammersmith were handed flowers on 26th November to mark a global day of action against Domestic Violence.
The Blooming Strong Campaign saw London's first Victims' Commissioner join charity workers, in an attempt to remind others of the support and services out there to help them.
Would you like to join us in our 2019 Nationwide Campaign to celebrate how Blooming Strong women are?
November 25th every year marks the United Nations day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. At Standing Together Against Domestic Violence, we use this time of year to celebrate the strength of women who have survived gender based violence, or supported someone who has.
Dr. Gail Dines spoke at this great event which provided insight, information, solutions, and a passion for building a healthy generation of kids.
It's a hard time to be a child. Teens today are bombarded with difficult and ever-changing sexual messages. As a result, it has never been more challenging to parent or mentor kids into healthy adulthood.
As their access to technology widens, young people internalize sexualized messaging which affects their behavior, attitudes, expectations, brain development, and undermines their capacity to build healthy relationships.