The Government have announced a further £125 million in extra support for local councils to provide shelters, refuge and support services to help victims of domestic abuse and their children.
Sadly, home is not the safe place it should be for domestic abuse victims and their families – and as a Government we are determined to support councils in delivering the vital services that keep victims safe.
That is why we are providing councils across England with an extra £125 million to fund safe accommodation, including refuges and shelters, for victims of domestic abuse. It will provide support services including health and social care, benefits, interpreters, immigration advice, and drug or alcohol support.
This support will give victims of domestic abuse and their children across the country the practical and emotional support to recover and rebuild their lives from this terrible crime.