November 23, 2020

Berkshire Community Foundation support

As the coronavirus crisis continues to affect the lives of everyone in the country, our understanding of the impact and how it has played in domestic abuse grows. At the end of last week, we reviewed our numbers for the month and discovered that we have reached a sobering 140% increase in demand for our […]

October 15, 2020

We have exciting fundraising news!

We’ve joined TheGivingMachine! Now you can raise free donations for us when you shop online. TheGivingMachine charity is a great fundraising website that lets you raise donations for our cause whenever buy something online. It’s easy to use and doesn’t cost you, or us, a penny. To get started just sign up as a Giver on TheGivingMachine, […]

September 3, 2020

Handmade ceramics – supporting Flag DV

Roelofs & Rubens Ceramics, handmade in the UK Supporting Flag DV Following their recent success of their Corona Angels, Roelofs and Rubens Ceramics have partnered with us here at Flag DV to offer you the chance to buy a ‘Helping Hand’. Roelofs & Rubens specialises in creating a striking range of handmade and hand decorated […]

July 8, 2020

Letter from community based domestic abuse services to Government

Community services are a lifeline for thousands of families living with abuse. That is why we are pleased to sign this letter calling on the government to provide long term sustainable funding for community-based domestic support services in the Domestic Abuse Bill. Read the letter here  

November 19, 2019

Supporting Male Victims of Domestic Abuse – Mankind Initiative Conference 2019

The annual Mankind Initiative conference took place on 14th November 2019 in Bristol. Flag DV were particularly interested in this conference to learn more about Intimate Partner Violence, also known as IPV from a male perspective. Flag DV currently receive just 9% of referrals from men. We want to connect with a greater number of […]

September 26, 2019

£1300 raised at 2019 Reading Legal Walk

On Monday 16th September volunteers and staff from the charity took part in the annual 10km Reading Legal Walk organised by the Access to Justice Foundation, A total of 27 teams and 200 walkers registered and took part in the Reading based event raising an amazing £9000 (so far) for frontline free legal advice […]

May 8, 2019

Bright Thinking ‘Bright Sky’

Bright Sky is the new free download mobile app launched in partnership between Hestia and the Vodafone Foundation. The Bright Sky application says that it will “provide support and information to anyone who may be in an abusive relationship or those concerned about someone they know.” Having heard excellent things about this app and available […]

May 7, 2019

The Great Legal Bake Off 2018

What a genius title and certainly one on a blustery day in February that attracted intrigued passers-by to Abingdon based legal practice Boardman, Hawkins & Osborne LLP (BH&O Legal).  The cleverly named charity fundraising event is the brain child of The Access To Justice Foundation (ATJF). It is celebrated annually, but for the first time […]