Newham domestic violence services funding

On this page we set out Newham's commissioned domestic and sexual violence services, as well as the value of their contracts. ​  

​Domestic violence in Newham 

Newham commissions domestic and sexual violence services, which includes: Female Genital Mutilation Service, Exiting Sex Work Service, and Domestic and Sexual Violence Services.  

The below table sets out the Domestic Violence Services funded by us and the value of their contracts. Domestic Violence Services were first commissioned by Newham in 2012/13 so there are no figures available for financial years prior to this. 

​Organisation 

​Duration of contract 

​Category of service 

​​2015-16 

2016-17 

​2017-18 

2018-19​ 

The Nia Project​ 

​3 years  

​Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advocacy Service 

​£180,000 

​£180,000 

​£180,000 

​£180,000 

​Aanchal Women's Aid 

​4 years (2013-17) 

​One Stop Shop access for all domestic and sexual violence victims. 24 hour support line, counselling and group work. 

​£180,000 

​£180,000 

​£180,000 

​£180,000​ 

​Manor Gardens Welfare Trust 

​2 years (2014-16) 

​Female Genital Mutilation Service 

​£78,000 

​£78,000 

​£78,000 

​£78,000 

​Homerton University Hospital 

​4 years (2013-17) 

​Exiting Sex Work Service 

​£80,000 

​£80,000 

​£80,000 

​£80,000 

We have funded 25 domestic violence refuge spaces since 2009; we do not provide any refuge provision for male victims of domestic violence. The table below sets out our spend on support hours for domestic violence refuges. 

Year​ 

​Spend 

2009/10 

​£423,685 

​2010/11 

£413,201​ 

​2011/12 

​£413,201 

​2012/13 

​£413,201 

​2013/14 

​£273,628 

​2014/15 

​£198,000 

​​2015/16 

​£198,000 

2016/17​ 

£198,000​ 

​2017/18 

£198,000​ 

​2018/19 

​£198,000 

​MARAC Cases Heard 

The MARAC is our Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference held in Newham where domestic and sexual violence cases of a high risk nature are heard in a multi-agency forum. Actions are then set to safeguard the individuals and their families, as appropriate.

2012-13 

​2013-14 

​2014-15 

​2015-16 

​2016-17 

​2017-18 

​2018-19 

​218 

​267 

​317 

​384 

​​432 

​491 

489​