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MK-ACT VACANCY

Posted on:
Wednesday, May 12th, 2021
Author:
lolly

We have two exciting opportunities to work for our organisation providing a high quality service as an Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA) to support those who experience Domestic Abuse (DA).  Providing targeted independent DA advocacy and support for people who approach MK-Act Crisis Service, your role will be to empower your clients, keeping the safety […]

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Captain Tom 100 challenge for MK Act

Posted on:
Monday, April 12th, 2021
Author:
lolly

On 6 April 2020, Captain Tom Moore set out round his garden to thank our NHS heroes. One hundred laps later, he’d raised an incredible £38.9 million for the NHS Covid-19 appeal. His simple message of hope – “Tomorrow will be a good day” – inspired millions around the world and brought comfort and joy […]

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FREE Virtual Live Interactive Training Sessions – delivered by MK-ACT

Posted on:
Thursday, March 25th, 2021
Author:
lolly

Join our FREE virtual-live-interactive training sessions delivered by MK-Act (Specialist Domestic Violence Support Service for Milton Keynes.) The training will support Public and Private sector workplaces & organisations within MILTON KEYNES, of all different sizes, to improve their response to domestic abuse. Following attendance delegates will have knowledge to: Help spot the signs of Domestic […]

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MK-ACT VACANCY

Posted on:
Thursday, February 25th, 2021
Author:
lolly

Housing IDVA An established charity providing domestic abuse support services within Milton Keynes. IDVA – Housing (37.5 Hours FT) This post is funded by Milton Keynes Council We have an exciting opportunity to work for our organisation in partnership with Milton Keynes Council (MKC) providing a high quality service as an IDVA to support those […]

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Mk ACT Christmas Presents for the Refuge

Posted on:
Saturday, October 24th, 2020
Author:
lolly

Christmas is a very hard time for families affected by domestic abuse. MK ACT are very grateful for any presents for the children and women in our refuge and families that we support through our Crisis Intervention Service.   We have included a list of the ages of children in our refuge for anyone who […]

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AD Housing IDVA July 2020

Posted on:
Saturday, July 18th, 2020
Author:
lolly

An established charity providing domestic abuse support services within Milton Keynes. www.mkact.com Housing IDVA (37.5 Hours FT) We have an exciting opportunity to work for our organisation in partnership with Milton Keynes Council (MKC) providing a high quality service as a Housing IDVA to support those who experience Domestic Abuse (DA).  Providing targeted independent domestic […]

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AD Dispersed Housing Outeach Worker July 2020

Posted on:
Saturday, July 18th, 2020
Author:
lolly

MK-ACT (MKWA) An established charity providing domestic abuse support services within Milton Keynes. www.mkact.com Outreach Worker x2 (hours 37 hours) We have an exciting opportunity to work for our organisation in partnership with Milton Keynes Council (MKC) providing a high quality service as an outreach work to support those who experience Domestic Abuse (DA) and […]

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COVID-19/Coronavirus: Safety tips for survivors

Posted on:
Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
Author:
lolly

Q. How do I know if I’m experiencing abuse? Domestic abuse is not always physical – it is a pattern of controlling, threatening and coercive behaviour, that can also be emotional, economic, psychological or sexual. Abuse is a choice a perpetrator makes, and isolation is already used by many perpetrators as a tool of control. […]

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What to do if you need urgent police help through the 999 service, but can’t speak

Posted on:
Thursday, April 16th, 2020
Author:
lolly

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DOMESTIC ABUSE REACHES ALL TIME HIGH DURING COVID 19

Posted on:
Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
Author:
lolly

Across the country domestic abuse is soaring as victims are trapped with abusive partners during the coronavirus lockdown. Figures, as of Saturday, in the UK show that there were 12 deaths reported in the last 5 days from domestic abuse. Normally in the UK, 2 women per week are murdered. The National Domestic Abuse Helpline […]

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