MK-Act is the specialist domestic violence service for MK, commissioned in 2008 by Milton Keynes Council and managed by Milton Keynes Women’s Aid.

Services Provided

  • Crisis Intervention (CIS) – helpline, access to information advice, support, emergency refuge
  • Emergency refuge – purpose built accommodation for 28 families with support from key workers
  • Children and Young People’s Service – for residents of the refuge
  • Group Work – Freedom Programme, Ilam-El-Hifzat (devised by MK-ACT for women from an ethnic minority background)
  • Training: MK ACT offers specialist Domestic Abuse Training for organisations and companies. For more details and  costs please email

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