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21 March, 2019

Recognise & Respond: Strengthening advocacy for LGBT+ survivors of domestic abuse

‘Recognise & Respond: Strengthening advocacy for LGBT+ survivors of domestic abuse is your opportunity to increase awareness and understanding of LGBT+ people’s experiences of domestic abuse, additional barriers this group faces in access to services and gain knowledge on strategies tackling these barriers.

The conference is also your space to discuss the need for inclusive policy and service delivery and examine what is being done and what more can be done to support and protect LGBT+ victims and survivors.

This national event will bring together delegates from across the LGBT, domestic abuse, VAWG, health, housing, and victim care sectors, including:

  •        Victim support organisations and IDVAs
  •        Healthcare staff
  •        Housing providers
  •        Local authority social care teams
  •        Safeguarding adults board managers / members
  •        Home Office, Communities and Local Government representatives

For full programme information, please see our website.

This event is free to attend, but we do ask that attendees place a £20 deposit to secure your place. This is to cover the costs of pre-ordering catering. All attendees will receive a full reutrn of their deposit funds within 5-7 business days after the event ends, depending on their bank. In case of a no-show, you will not be eligible for a refund. Exceptions may be made under certain conditions, with at least 48 hours prior notice.

Register now

About Recognise & Respond

Recognise & Respond is project that looks to build upon existing achievements and good practices tackling LGBT domestic abuse, working closely with LGBT, DV and VAWG services, policy makers and commissioners. The project is funded by the Lloyds Bank National Domestic Abuse Program and run as a partnership between Galop & Stonewall Housing.

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