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Domestic Violence and Abuse (DV&A) Awareness Training Grant 2015/16

15 Sep 2015 - 11:32 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council has £20,000 to develop and deliver training in domestic violence and abuse (DV&A) awareness for Early Help Hub staff and Social Work teams. The full funding of £20,000 will be awarded to one successful applicant to provide a training programme for frontline workers. The programme will need to be delivered to all Early Help Hub staff and Social Work teams in local area venues arranged by MCC.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop and deliver the training programme between September 2015 and January 2016. Applications are welcomed from groups working in partnership.

Grant Objectives
Grant applications must meet the following objectives:
1. Safety: Frontline workers understand the risk and how to manage it
2. Knowledge: Frontline workers gain an understanding of domestic violence and abuse, different experiences, the support that is available to victims and perpetrators, and the various referral pathways.
3. Empowerment: Frontline workers gain an understanding of tools that can be used and the best way to support victims and perpetrators in various situations

To be eligible for the grant your organisation must:
• Have a constitution
• Be based in Manchester and accountable to the community that you are predominantly delivering services to
• Be a not-for-profit organisation – this includes voluntary, community and faith organisations, co-operatives and mutual societies, non-governmental organisations which are value driven and which principally invest their surpluses to further social, environmental or cultural objectives
• Be representative and inclusive of the community you are intending to work with

For further details and to apply, see attached.

For further information, contact Kristian Dodsworth, on 0161 234 1532, or email: k.dodsworth@manchester.gov.uk

Deadline: Friday 2 October 2015, 16:00

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