Domestic Abuse Bill 2020

The Domestic Abuse Bill is back in parliament re-starting its journey to become law with its first reading on the 3rd March 2020. This is welcome news after last year’s delays due to Brexit, the election and the fall of the bill in November as parliament faced a period of prorogation. The Bill was introduced to the House of Commons; this is a formality and takes place without any debate. The second hearing where MP’s will consider the bill has not yet had a date announced. Read more

Coronavirus - The Community Response

Here are our tips on how to help keep our communities safe during these unprecedented times. Read more

COVID 19 - Coping Techniques

Here are our tips on how to cope with our 'new normal' amidst the current health pandemic. Read more

Domestic Abuse Bill 2020 Part 2

Keep up to date with the Domestic Abuse Bill as it moves one step closer to becoming law. Read more

Family Life in Refuge

Hello there! My name is Lauren Taylor and I work for Safer Places as a Senior Family Domestic Abuse Practitioner (I know, what a mouthful right?). Thankfully when it comes to working with the amazing kids within the refuges I just introduce myself as someone wanting to make them feel as safe and happy as possible, that usually goes down a little better! So I was asked by one of my lovely colleagues to write a blog……and after several days of researching what a blog actually is, here I am. Read more

Running Refuges - The Risk and Impact of COVID 19

Hear from our CEO about the impact that Covid 19 has had on Safer Places Read more

Families in Refuge

Welcome to another instalment of the Children and Families Blog! Read more

Christmas in Refuge

Hear from our family domestic abuse practitioner about how we are spending Christmas in refuge this year. Read more