Legal Options and Campaigns

These sites are for support with legal options, for local solicitors contact Equation or the Women’s Aid 24 hour help line on 0808 800 0340.

The Children’s Legal Centre is an independent national charity concerned with law and policy affecting children and young people in England and Wales. The Centre promotes and campaigns for the recognition of children and young people as individuals participating fully in all the decisions which affect their lives.

Rights of Women is a UK voluntary organisation working to attain justice and equality by informing, educating and empowering women on their legal rights. This site is useful for survivors seeking information on their legal rights.

The sites below are to assist organisations to campaign against domestic violence:

The Corporate Alliance Against Domestic Violence is the organisation where businesses can sign up against domestic violence. It also includes information on best practice care for employees.

The White Ribbon Campaign is an international campaign against domestic violence led by men in Canada and adopted in the UK.

The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO)

Nelsons solicitors has kindly provided the attached guide to who is eligible and what evidence is needed to get legal aid.

This is a helpful document to keep if you are working in a support role.