News

NCDV Online Magazine

Today sees the launch of the online NCDV Magazine. The NCDV magazine is published to bring together a vast array of news that is published on a monthly basis but is scattered around the internet. We focus on domestic abuse and violence stories but occasionally we will bring you personal stories from individual survivors demonstrating the enormous strength they have…read more →

Over 60,000 orders stored on NCDV ASSIST

NCDV ASSIST is an online secure database accessible only by the police 24/7 from which copies of orders and certificates of service can be downloaded and printed. This is the only nationwide database for civil injunctions, accessible from the front page of our website www.ncdv.org.uk or direct at www.assist.uk.net. Designed, built and maintained by NCDV there is no cost to the…read more →

David Lidington needs to take a good hard look at what organisations in this sector are doing, how they are being funded and how real people are affected by cuts

“David Lidington needs to take a good hard look at what organisations in this sector are doing, how they are being funded and how real people are affected by cuts” Responding to The Guardian’s article, Mark Groves, CEO said “Year on year we see a rise in the number of victims who cannot obtain Legal Aid and we expect to…read more →

App update

NCDVs award winning app has now been updated. NCDV’s online referral system Refer Direct has a mobile app version that has won a number of awards. The 2017 update is now available across all platforms and is available for download. The main changes are increased security and a simpler interface. Download here           

Changes at the top of The National Centre for Domestic Violence

Dr Steve Connor OBE, founder of The National Centre for Domestic Violence, becomes NCDV Chair as the organisation restructures to face today’s challenges. With growing numbers of referrals from the police and other agencies nationally and the ongoing obstacles and threats to access to justice for those needing to protect themselves and their families, NCDV is restructuring to ensure that…read more →

NCDV Wins Social Care Award

NCDV has been honored with an award at the Social Care Awards 2017. In recognition of NCDV’s online referral system, Refer Direct, the judges were unanimous that this type of forward thinking in a sector desperately in need of additional funding was delivering not only an excellent resource for agencies and police but also giving speedy protection to victims of…read more →

#breaktheroutine

Today sees the launch of one of the most thought-provoking videos to tackle the issue of domestic abuse in recent years. On average, high-risk victims live with domestic abuse for over two years before getting specialist help. 1.9 million people experienced domestic abuse last year and almost two people a week were killed by their current or former partner ….read more →

NCDV launches ASSIST Process Serving

Serving the order is one of the most important processes in obtaining protection from a non-molestation order. If the order is not served or not served correctly then it affords the victim no protection whatsoever and in some cases could put them in more danger. Orders not served correctly if breached will not be pursued by the CPS, leaving the…read more →

NCDV wins Toast of Surrey award

Now in their eighth year, the awards run by the Surrey Advertiser mark the success of organisations, both large and small, that help give Surrey its reputation for being the engine room that drives the nation. NCDV were nominated for Mental Health and Wellbeing showing continued support of their staff, reducing work related stress and promoting emotional health and well-being in the work…read more →

Equality, Diversity and Human Rights

NCDV takes seriously their obligations on equality, diversity and human rights they do not discriminate in any way ensuring that their services are available to everyone. Part of their monitoring process is to collect data which has traditionally been done as an anonymous feedback form completed by the victim and then returned using a freepost envelope to NCDV. Today sees the launch of their equality,…read more →