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What We Offer

Girl in Dormroom

Accommodation and Follow-up Services

Emergency refuge accommodation for 28 families

Specialist support for children in the accommodation service

Volunteer counselling service in the refuge

Crisis Intervention Service

A single point of referral which ensure clients tell their story only once. Our specialist advisors offer information as well as emotional support. Access to health, housing and legal advice and further support from other parts of the service.

IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advisor) Service offers specialist court support.

Fresh Start

A programme of integrated individual sessions designed to change the behaviour of those who use domestic abuse, whilst providing support to the partners and ex partners of the participants on the programme.

Our Supporters

Latest Posts

We have an exciting opportunity to work within our organisation to support the Children and Young People (CYP), whose families have come into the Refuge.

To apply please visit our website 🤓

#workforus #joinourteam #teamworkmakesthedreamwork
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Did you know we have an #online #chatfacility on our website if speaking on the phone is difficult or not safe for you? Just click on the green message symbol from 10am till 2pm. #youarenotalone #domesticabuse ...

Happy 55th Birthday to #miltonkeynes 😀❤️

We are so thankful to the wonderful community, companies, @miltonkeynescouncil , our partners and individuals who have helped us support people in Milton Keynes who are suffering from #domesticabuse for 45 years.

#loveisallaround #mk #ourcity #youarenotalone
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Sue our CEO was with the lovely Soroptimists MK tonight to thank them for all their support over the last year and to tell them what our plans are for the upcoming year.
Sue received one of their brilliant buckets of cleaning materials that they give to each family that leaves our refuge. They also gave us a donation for our last resort fund. #community #soroptimists #miltonkeynes @mk_soroptimist #thankyou
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Stop Press!!
Last few spaces available for our Free Domestic Abuse Training!

➡️Thursday 20th January 2022
9.30am-1pm

To book visit ➡️ #linkinbio

#freetraining #businessesmk #miltonkeynes #onlinetraining
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Joanne shares how as a Black woman seeking help, she was shown little compassion. Survivors like Joanne #DeserveToBeHeard.

This month #DeserveToBeHeard will amplify the voices of Black and minoritised survivors of domestic abuse to highlight their experiences and the unique barriers they face to accessing mental health support.

Listen to their stories on @womens_aid ⬇️
https://deservetobeheard.womensaid.org.uk

#repost #womensaid #domesticabuse
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Big thank you to Lyndsey and the team @morrisons #centralmiltonkeynes for all the lovely homeware donations this week #homesweethome #community #thankyou ...

When times are hard always remember there is help out there. #youarenotalone ...

We would like to say a massive thank you to all our fantastic supporters last year! 🙏🏽

💚Thank you to survivors who bravely speak up about their experiences to inspire others.

💚Thank you to our refuge who provide a safe space for women and children.

💚Thank you to our corporate partners and collaborators who endlessly support and value our vital work.

💚Thank you to MK Act staff and volunteers who work tirelessly to build a safer world for men, women and children.

💚Thank you for all the fundraisers who complete wonderful challenges to raise money for our Last Resort Fund.

Thank you to everyone who has donated in support of our life-saving work.

💚Thank you to you, who as part of our supportive online community who like, comment and share, to spread awareness of domestic abuse and show survivors where they can turn for help.

We would like to wish you a happy and safe new year. 💚

#youarenotalone #domesticabuse #refuge #miltonkeynes
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Is your company looking for a new #charityoftheyear in #2022 ?

Last year MK Act helped over 2000 people in #miltonkeynes who were suffering from #domesticabuse

We would love your help and support in 2022. For more information please email Lolly@mk-act.org

#corporatesocialresponsibility #community #miltonkeynesbusinesses
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We are very proud to announce that Andrea Vincent, Vice Chair of trustees, has received an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List!

#mbe #newyearshonours #trustee #mkact #domesticabuse
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We wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported us this year. 🙏🏾❤️🙏🏻

We would not be able to provide our life saving work to over 2000 people this year if it were not for your support.

Wishing you all a very Happy New Year! #community #miltonkeynes #domesticabuse #happynewyear
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Today we are open till 3pm. If you are in need of help or advise, please get in touch. #youarenotalone #domesticabuse ...

Alcohol doesn’t cause #domesticabuse but it can be a catalyst.
There is no excuse for abuse!
We are here to help. #youarenotalone #mkact
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Huge thank you to everyone at the @miltonkeyneschristiancentre who have made cleaning packs for all the families in our refuge and families who are moving.

They have also donated £1000 to our #lastresortfund

#thankyou #youarenotalone #community
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We would like to say the biggest thank you to all the amazing people and companies who have bought presents, donated money and supermarket vouchers this Christmas 🎄

From our Chief Exec, Sue Burke and everyone at MK Act, we hope you have a lovely Christmas and you have made the biggest difference to the families we support!

#thankyou #community #tistheseason
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If you need to talk to someone tomorrow we will be open till 3pm.

Our #christmas opening hours are;

· Friday 24th December – 9am-3pm

· Monday 27th December- Closed

· Tuesday 28th December – Closed

· Wednesday 29th December – 9am-3pm

· Thursday 30th December – 9am-3pm

· Friday 31st December – 9am-3pm

· Monday 3rd January – Closed

· Tuesday 4th – Friday 7th - 9am-5pm

If you need help out of working hours:

· National Domestic Abuse Helpline - Home | Refuge National Domestic Abuse Helpline (nationaldahelpline.org.uk) . 0808 2000 247

· Police - 999 and 101

#youarenotalone #domesticabuse
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Our #christmas opening hours are;

- Wednesday 22nd December – 9am-5pm

· Thursday 23rd December – 9am-5pm

· Friday 24th December – 9am-3pm

· Monday 27th December- Closed

· Tuesday 28th December – Closed

· Wednesday 29th December – 9am-3pm

· Thursday 30th December – 9am-3pm

· Friday 31st December – 9am-3pm

· Monday 3rd January – Closed

· Tuesday 4th – Friday 7th - 9am-5pm

If you need help out of working hours:

· National Domestic Abuse Helpline - Home | Refuge National Domestic Abuse Helpline (nationaldahelpline.org.uk) . 0808 2000 247

· Police - 999 and 101

#youarenotalone #domesticabuse
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Today was our children's party in the refuge, we did it on zoom and the children had a wonderful time playing games and having Christmas fun. Thank you to @andersonscater who provided the delicious tea.

#christmasparty #entertainer #games #thankyou #miltonkeynes
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