Revive webinar: will the Domestic Abuse Bill transform the housing response to domestic abuse?
25th March 2021 | 11am-1pm | Online
*This event is for housing sector professionals and representatives from Domestic Abuse organisations ONLY*
We are pleased to announce a FREE webinar that will leave attendees fully enlightened about the latest changes in the landmark Domestic Abuse Bill. Our excellent line-up of speakers comprises four expert female-leads with the experience, understanding and communication skills to demystify the bill and explain its implications for different groups, including survivors from Black, Asian and other minority communities.
Whether you are a charity, local authority or housing provider that supports domestic abuse survivors, this webinar will be relevant and useful to you. And during this two-hour free webinar, you will be given ample opportunity to ask any questions you may have regarding the bill and more generally, support available for domestic abuse survivors.
Our line-up of speakers:
Tereena Burman, Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government’s Domestic Abuse Team
Improving the response to Domestic Abuse – the role of local authorities and housing providers
Tereena will be focusing on aspects of the bill that will impact local authorities and housing providers directly, including an explanation of new duties.
Hannah Gousy, Head of Policy at the Domestic Abuse Commissioner’s Office
Guidance on the new Domestic Abuse Bill
Hannah will be providing guidance and the latest information on this landmark legislation and explain the Domestic Abuse Commissioner's new role.
Yasmin Khan, Director of the Halo Project Charity
How far does the bill go to protect survivors from Black, Asian & other minority communities?
Yasmin will be discussing how far the bill goes to protect survivors from Black, Asian & other minority communities. The Halo Project Charity supports victims of honour-based violence, forced marriages and FGM on a national scale.
Brenda Fraser, Homefinder UK & Revive manager
Leaving abuse behind to find a new home – how Revive can help survivors access social housing
Brenda will explore how Homefinder UK's housing specialist service, Revive, can remove barriers for domestic abuse survivors to find a new home in a new part of the country. Through this service, over 100 survivors found a way to start afresh!