2223-0248 Black, Asian and minoritised ethnic women Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy (IDVA) se...
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Islington Council invites suitable expressions of interest from providers for the above named contract. Islington Council and its partners are committed to the provision of excellent services to address Domestic Abuse (DA). The Black, Asian and minoritised ethnic women IDVA service will be critical in reducing the level and impact of domestic abuse in Islington by increasing the safety of survivors and their families. This contract is for a domestic abuse advocacy and support service commissioned by Islington Council. - The service will be independently developed, led and delivered by and for Black, Asian and minoritised women, promoting social and community cohesion. The service will respond specifically to the needs of Black, Asian and minoritised women who have experienced violence and will reach communities and individuals who face multiple barriers to accessing statutory and other voluntary services. - The service will provide IDVA roles embedded within Islington’s voluntary and community sector settings who will provide support to survivors of violence against women and girls (VAWG) experiencing domestic abuse, sexual violence, female genital mutilation, forced marriage and other oppressive and harmful practices. - The service will provide one-to-one support to survivors of VAWG and domestic abuse, co-ordinating multi agency support and safety planning by providing practical solutions in Islington. - This service will meet the needs of and provide services to Black, Asian and minoritised women including transgender women. - The service will demonstrate anti-racist values through actions and accountability to Black, Asian and survivors from minoritised backgrounds based on collaboration, inclusivity, and intersectional representation. - Islington Council and partners will work with the provider to develop the service to meet the needs of survivors and their families. To enable us to do this we require a service provider who is knowledgeable about the impact of VAWG on diverse communities, experienced in delivering domestic abuse services and who will work innovatively to meet the needs of survivors and their families. - The service provider will demonstrate a clear focus on utilising resources providing the greatest positive impact for survivors and their families. - The service provider will demonstrate exceptional social value improving economic, social, and environmental wellbeing of survivors and their families.
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From 23/12/2022 15:00 to 02/02/2023 11:59
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