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Standing together against domestic violence

Our Ambition

Standing Together’s ambition is to eradicate domestic abuse by transforming the way organisations and individuals think about, prevent and respond to it.  Through partnership working, we aim to   end domestic abuse by safeguarding families and communities, changing damaging behaviours, securing justice for the vulnerable, and challenging inequalities.

112 Fundraiser Bike Ride 2015!

On the 6th of June 2015 we are hosting our popular 112 Fundraiser Bike Ride for the 7th year in a row! 

On average 112 women die as a result of domestic violence every year. Standing Together and friends set out to ride 112 kilometres in one day to highlight the prevalence of domestic violence within society and the damage it causes. Cyclists and runners also took part in The Roundabout, an 11.2 mile route around Windsor Great Park. 

There is a £10 sign-up fee and we ask for each participant to raise a minimum of £112 for Standing Together so we can carry on working to improve the response to domestic abuse.

To express your interest in joining our ride, please email the 112 team.

 

 

Standing Together Up-Coming Domestic Abuse Training

Standing Together has set dates for its new domestic abuse training for 2014 and 2015. To find out more, or to book your place, click here.

 

 

Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA) launches with the aim of improving the housing sector's response to domestic abuse

The Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance’s (DAHA) mission is to improve the housing sector’s response to domestic abuse through the introduction and adoption of an established set of national domestic abuse service standards.

DAHA is a partnership between three agencies: Peabody, Standing Together Against Domestic Violence and Gentoo, who all have a longstanding commitment to tackling domestic abuse and sharing best practice.

For further information download DAHA leaflet or click here.

 

 

Standing Together

Standing Together Against Domestic Violence helps to reduce the huge social and economic cost of domestic violence in the UK. Each year, 112 women die as a result of domestic violence.

Our proven method supports organisations, including the police, criminal justice partners, social services, healthcare workers and charities, to identify and respond effectively together to domestic violence. Our ultimate aim is to help these agencies to work in partnership, so that people receive the best support at the time they need it.

Saving lives, increasing personal wellbeing, and reducing the enormous damage of violent crime far outweighs the cost of what we do.

The terms ‘domestic violence’ and ‘domestic abuse’ are both used in this website. Our usage of both terms reflects the language used by a range of agencies, but the message in both is that in intimate partner and family contexts, the terms abuse and violence include the full range of types of behaviour, physical or non-physical, used by one person to exercise power and control over another.

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Charity Number: 1088844 Company Number: 4283131

Where to Go For Help

Key Contacts for Domestic Violence Services in Hammersmith and Fulham. Updated version here.

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Upcoming Events and Training

• FREE in-house BAMER training in Brent, Camden, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Kensington & Chelsea, Richmond, Westminster. Read more...

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• Upcoming Training

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"ADVANCE has worked alongside Standing Together for many years; I can confidently say that they are the backbone of the coordinated community response to domestic violence in Hammersmith and Fulham. They are committed and passionate about tackling domestic violence and as a provider organisation we feel very privileged to have their strategic support. They are a vital platform to which we can report women’s experiences and issues so that they can directly impact on policy. We hope to work in partnership with them for many years to come"

ADVANCE Advocacy Project