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MARAC (Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference) Team Manager

Standing Together Against Domestic Violence (STADV) coordinates the ground breaking coordinated community response to domestic violence and abuse in London. As a pioneer of the first multi-agency group to implement safety measures for victims of domestic abuse, STADV seeks to appoint a dynamic MARAC Team Manager to operationally manage the work of its MARAC Coordination Team in West London.

Coordinated Community Response

Blooming Strong Campaign.....We will be celebrating how Blooming Strong women are by handing out flowers today in three London Boroughs. 

November 25th every year marks the United Nations day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. At Standing Together, we use this time of year to celebrate the strength of women who have survived gender based violence or supported someone who has.

Domestic Homicide

Standing Together Against Domestic Violence would like to announce the completion of our Domestic Homicide Review (DHR) Case Analysis Report authored by Nicola Sharp-Jeffs and Liz Kelly.

Our CEO, Nicole Jacobs, states in her opening letter:

“The sisters, mothers, daughters, sons and brothers who have been murdered at the hands of their current/former partners or family members are at the heart of this report.  It is in their memory that we feel compelled to learn as much as we can from their tragic experience….

Coordinated Community Response

Standing Together is proud to announce a new initiative to empower communities to be a part of the coordinated community response to domestic abuse​.  For full details click here.

Fundraising Support

On 24th April Councillor Lisa Homan ran the London Marathon to raise money for Standing Together.  Not only did finish without any blisters, she also wildly exceeded her fundraising target!

Lisa, we are hugely grateful for your support.

Thank you!

If you would like to make a donation to Lisa, just go to her JustGiving page.

Fundraising Support

We are thrilled to announce that HM Treasury has awarded Standing Together £311,000 to continue and progress our work with health trusts to idenitfy and respond to domestic abuse.  The funding enables us to continue our local partnership work with mental health services and to build a national health alliance to support a network of operational experts to embed best practice into acute and mental health trusts. 

Criminal Justice

On 4th February 2016, history was made in the Hammersmith Specialist Domestic Abuse Court (SDAC) when the first European Protection Order (EPO) was imposed in England & Wales. In simple terms, the granting of an EPO means that bail conditions or conditions of a restraining order can travel with the victim, affording them protection in a specified EU member state. In this case the victim had returned to Sweden. A restraining order was granted as well as an EPO so that she is protected in the UK and well as in Sweden.

The Officer in the Case stated: