Family Court support
Face to face or remote counselling for individuals and/or their families
Support for particular groups such as Disabled, LGBT victims or those from Black and Minority Ethnic community groups.
“It’s very important to me that these funds are available to help all victims of Domestic Abuse, whatever their gender or cultural background or whether or not they have a disability. Nobody should have to suffer in silence, imprisoned in the very place where they have every right to feel safest; within their own homes,” said Commissioner Holloway.
Below is an outline of the process for the funding:
For more information and to download the application form, please visit the OPCC website (https://www.bedfordshire.pcc.police.uk/MoJDAFund). Applications will need to be sent to the OPCC via email to PCC-Commissioning@bedfordshire.pnn.police.uk by 9am on Friday 5 June 2020.
||Bedfordshire OPCC launches application process
||Application process closes. Applications sent after 9am will not be reviewed
||OPCC must provide assurance documentation to MoJ (Ministry of Justice)
||MoJ will issue grant agreements to OPCCs
||OPCCs must return signed grant agreement to MoJ
||OPCCs will receive payment and will issue agreed funds to successful applicants.
**Please note, we are aware of issues with the MoJ applications forms. Some boxes have drop down options only. You should be able to still type in that box, but if you experience difficulties, please type in the box in the next column and your appplication will still be considered.**
***UPDATE FRIDAY 29 JUNE*** -
There have been ongoing talks with the MoJ, in relation to the deadline of 1st June 2020, for applications to the Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Funds. We have just received notification that the deadline has been changed to allow more time for agencies to work on and submit bids. The new deadline is 9am Friday 5 June 2020. If you have already applied, we understand you may now want to use this additional time to work further on your application. If you intend to do this, please include **Resubmission** in the subject title of your email when sending your bid, to ensure the correct bid is reviewed for your organisation.