Portsmouth residents directed to NCDV

CityLocal direct Portsmouth residents to the National Centre for Domestic Violence after the service launched force-wide with Hampshire Constabulary on 25 June 2009.   The service is available to everyone, irrespective of financial circumstances, age, race, gender or sexual orientation.   » See the whole story here

Heart Radio cover NCDV launch

Heart 102.3 report on launch of the NCDV service with Hampshire Constabulary:   Victims of domestic violence in the New Forest can now get more help. Last year more than 13 hundred women were attacked by their partners in the New Forest area – now for the first time they’ll be able to get free legal advice. Hampshire Police have…read more →

Hampshire Constabulary launch NCDV service

The National Centre for Domestic Violence has joined up with Hampshire Constabulary to launch the NCDV service force-wide. Hampshire Constabulary will be the fourteenth police area in England and Wales to partner with NCDV, with the 24 hour service up and running immediately.   Inspector Nigel Scott, from Hampshire Constabulary’s Public Protection Unit, said: “The centre will add value to…read more →

Hampshire Launch

NCDV Launch in partnership with Hampshire Constabulary  25th June 2009 saw the launch of NCDV in partnership with Hampshire Constabulary.  The day started with a press and media launch followed by meetings with local firms of solciitors.  The afternoon was spent talking with local DV agencies and partners.  By the ed of the day two firms of solicitors had signed…read more →

ACPO Steering Group

CEO, Steve Connor today sits on the new ACPO “Violence against Women” steering group.  He has particular responsibility for the interface between civil and criminal law.  We will of course keep you updated!

NCDV train at City Uni

NCDV trained a group of trainee lawyers this weekend (20-21 June 2009) to perform the role of McKenzie Friend. They will join an expanding national team of trained McKenzie Friends who work with NCDV to help those survivors of domestic violence that do not qualify for public funding.   For more information on the role of McKenzie Friends, see the…read more →

NCDV on BBC Kent

BBC Kent report on the link between the present economic climate and domestic abuse. Steve Connor of the National Centre for Domestic Violence speaks on a video made available from the below link. The actual video of this interview will be available here in the next few days – but don’t wait until then, take a look now!   » Watch Steve Connor of…read more →