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Domestic Abuse Safe Accommodation: MHCLG COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund

11 May 2020 - 10:26 by michelle.foster

Ministry of Housing Communities and Local GovernmentThe Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has secured £10 million for domestic abuse safe accommodation charities as part of a £76 million government package of support to charities supporting vulnerable people including domestic abuse victims.

The fund will help ensure that:

  • Safe accommodation services can continue operating and keep bedspaces open for victims and their children fleeing from abuse during COVID-19 emergency
  • Safe accommodation services can help more victims access these life-saving services

MHCLG are inviting domestic abuse safe accommodation providers within England to apply and encourage applications from consortiums of service provider partners.

Applicants must be charities providing domestic abuse safe accommodation services in  England, who meet the definition of being a charitable, benevolent or philanthropic institution in the Charities Act 2006.

Bid applications must be submitted by service providers of domestic abuse safe accommodation, or the lead applicant acting on behalf of a consortium.

For more information and to apply click here

Deadline: 21 May 2020

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