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NCDV has non-molestation order archive system ASSIST
NCDV has non-molestation order archive system ASSIST

Without the NCDV ASSIST database thousands of domestic violence victims could be at further risk of abuse because police are unaware of non-molestation orders (NMOs) against their attackers. According to a report by Crest Advisory consultancy and computer company CGI, which created the police database the onus is on survivors having to register their order,…

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The Not-So-Beautiful Game
The Not-So-Beautiful Game

As football fever sweeps the globe many would rather not face the uncomfortable truth that darkens the world’s favourite sport. Domestic Violence and the World Cup are closely linked, with reported incidents increasing by 26% if England plays, 38% if England loses and 11% the next day, win or lose. To really bring these stats…

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Mark Groves CEO speaks to BBC Radio 5 Live
Mark Groves CEO speaks to BBC Radio 5 Live

Extract from the BBC website, the full article can be found here Domestic abuse victims in England have been unable to get emergency court orders stopping their abusers from harming them, an organisation has said. The National Centre for Domestic Violence said 6,000 victims were denied free legal representation last year. Legal Aid applicants for…

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NCDV Online Magazine
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…

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Over 60,000 orders stored on NCDV ASSIST
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…

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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

“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…

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App update
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        …

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Changes at the top of The National Centre for Domestic Violence
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…

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NCDV Wins Social Care Award
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…

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#breaktheroutine
#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…

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