Funding for Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) support services is fragmented, complex and difficult to understand, leading to some victims and survivors falling through the gaps, a new report commissioned by London Councils reveals.
Baroness Casey's interim report on culture and standards of behaviour in the Metropolitan Police has been published and Cllr Jas Athwal, London Councils' Executive member for Community Safety and Violence Against Women and Girls has issued a response.
The London Councils Grants Committee has agreed funding for a four-year pan-London grants programme to tackle homelessness and combat domestic and sexual abuse. This latest phase of the grants programme, which will run from 2022 to 2026, is funded by London boroughs on a cross-party basis and will provide support to London’s most vulnerable residents.
Third sector organisations supporting Londoners facing sexual and domestic abuse and homelessness are being encouraged to apply for London Councils’ new four-year grants programme.
The new grants programme, which will run from 2022 to 2026, is funded by London’s boroughs and will provide support to London’s most vulnerable residents.