Pan London domestic violence service grant award

Reference code: 
DMPCD 2015 24
Date signed: 
26 February 2015
Authorisation name: 
Stephen Greenhalgh (past staff), Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime

Executive summary

The Mayor committed in his 2012 Manifesto to commission and fund a pan London domestic violence service and maintain the number of Independent Domestic Violence Advocates (IDVAs).
In November 2014 the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (DMPC) approved decision DMPCD 2014 143 which funding of up to £5M over three financial years for a pan London Domestic Violence Service (“the Service”).
The Service has been commissioned on a sub-regional basis via a competitive grant award process between December 2014 and February 2015.

Recommendation

The DMPC is asked to approve the award of £4,999,001 over two years to Victim Support (Safer London Foundation, Metro Centre, Women’s Aid Havering, Stay Safe East, Latin American Women’s Aid, Co-op Legal Services and PayPlan1) as a conditional grant for delivery of a Pan London Domestic Violence Service in the sub regions of North, West, East and South London.

Non-confidential facts and advice to the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (DMPC)

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