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Drive and Research in Practice host launch event for resources on responding to perpetrators of domestic abuse within families where children’s social care are involved

The Drive Partnership – which is made up of Social Finance, Respect and SafeLives – are proud to have worked with Research in Practice, having been funded by The National Lottery Community Fund, to host a launch event and knowledge exchange on responding to perpetrators of domestic abuse within families where children’s social care are […]

Government urged to bring to bear the power of every public service to respond to perpetrators of domestic abuse

Organisations have come together calling on government to reach beyond the criminal justice system to better hold domestic abuse perpetrators to account and manage the risk they pose.  Every public service must take action. These calls are set out in the paper: “Building a robust response to perpetrators: recommendations for the new Domestic Abuse Strategy” […]

Drive responds to the Government’s Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy

The Drive Partnership is really pleased to see a determination threaded through the new Government Violence Against Women And Girls Strategy to address the problem at source. We hope this determination will be matched with funding to make change happen through the comprehensive spending review. We particularly welcome the proposed communication campaign to tackle misogyny […]

New campaign film urges Government to publish domestic abuse perpetrator plans

The Drive Partnership, which works with high harm, high risk* and serial perpetrators of domestic abuse to increase safety for victims, has launched a new film to urge government and police and crime commissioners to respond directly to the people actually causing harm – rather than requiring victim-survivors to be solely responsible for keeping themselves […]

Drive welcomes Home Office fund opening for perpetrator interventions

The Drive Partnership – which is made up of Social Finance, Respect and SafeLives – welcomes the news that the Home Office has now opened the application process for PCCs in England and Wales to apply for grant funding to support the introduction of perpetrator-focused domestic abuse programmes in their area. The Drive Project works […]

Government Fund for work with DA Perpetrators opens for PCC bids

The Drive Partnership – which is made up of Social Finance, Respect and SafeLives – welcomes the news that the Home Office has now opened the application process for PCCs in England and Wales to apply for grant funding to support the introduction of perpetrator-focused domestic abuse programmes in their area. Quality perpetrator work must […]

The Drive Partnership seeks an independent evaluator for systems change work

The Drive Partnership is seeking an independent evaluator to undertake evaluation of the local and national systems change objectives of our work. With funding from the National Lottery Community Fund England Committee, we want to understand the impact of the developments and expansions of our site-based work, and the impact of our national systems change […]

Drive seeks partners to build expertise on effective responses to those who use harm from racialised communities

The Drive partnership has announced today that it is seeking partners for two projects. Both tender opportunities focus on addressing gaps in training for professionals and research into culturally grounded interventions for people who use harm from racialised communities. The tender opportunities: 1. Workforce & Leadership Programme Development for racialised communities: working with those causing […]