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Victims: Compensation

Volume 468: debated on Monday 26 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice pursuant to the answer of 14 November 2007, Official Report, column 298W, on victims' surcharge, which organisations and schemes have received funding from the proceeds of the victims' surcharge. (167634)

For this introductory year of its operation the Department has included the receipts from the victims surcharge, as an appropriation in aid, in its estimates for 2007-08. Under spending plans, parliamentary approved expenditure will be committed to the Crown Prosecution Service to support 165 witness service schemes under the No Witness No Justice initiative, to Victim Support for enhanced services to victims of crime, and for grants to organisations and schemes in the following list.

Organisations and schemes to be supported

Victims' Fund Grants (helping victims of sexual crime)

Bradford Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Survivors Service


Colchester Rape Crisis Line

Coventry Rape Crisis

Crisis Point

Derbyshire Rape Crisis

Doncaster Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre


Grimsby and Scunthorpe Rape Crisis


Lilith Project

Manchester Rape Crisis

New Pathways

No Limits

Northamptonshire Rape and Incest Crisis

Nottingham Rape Crisis


Plymouth Rape and Sexual Abuse Line

Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (North Wales)

Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Service (Winchester)

Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre Cheshire and Merseyside

Redcar and Cleveland Women's Aid


Sexual Abuse and Incest Line (SAIL)

Sexual and Domestic Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre

Sheffield Women's Counselling and Therapy Service

South Essex Rape and Crisis Centre

Southampton Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Centre

Step Forward

Survivors Network

Survivors Swindon

Survivors UK

The Rape and Sexual Abuse Violence Project (Birmingham)

Twelve's Company


Walsall Street Teams (The Jigsaw Project)

WomanKind (Bristol Women's Therapy Centre)

Women's Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre Cornwall

Women's Support Network

Worcestershire Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre

Organisations supporting victims of Homicide


Greater Manchester police

North England Victims Association

South Yorkshire Police

Support After Murder and Manslaughter

The Child Bereavement Trust

Victim Support and Witness Service Teesside

Victim Support Bedfordshire

Victim Support London

Victims of Crime Trust

West Yorkshire police

Winston's Wish

Organisations supporting victims of hate crime

Bedfordshire Hate Crime Partnership


Bradford Hate Crime Alliance

Gender Identity Research and Education Society

Greenwich Action Committee Against Racist Attacks

Hounslow Community Safety Partnership

Inclusion North

Kirklees Safer Communities Partnership

Northamptonshire Hate Crime Forum

Partnership Community Safety Team

Rochdale Metropolitan borough council


The Intercom Trust

Victim Support and Witness Services Greater Manchester

Victim Support Kent

Services supporting Specialist Domestic Violence Courts (SDVCs)

Government office region:

London region:

Advance (Hammersmith and Fulham); Women's Trust IDVA Service (Kensington and Chelsea—West London


Croydon Women's Aid—Croydon SDVC

London Domestic Violence Co-Ordinating Group (will be making allocations)

Victim Support—Brent SDVC

Eastern region:

Bedfordshire IDA Advisors

Cambridgeshire IDV Advocacy Service—Huntingdon

Essex Probation Service—Essex SDVC

Leeway Women's Aid—Norwich SDVC

Luton Independent IDA Advisors

Peterborough city council—Peterborough SDVC

Suffolk county council—Ipswich SDVC

Sunflower Centre—Watford

East Midlands region:

Derby CSP—Derby SDVC

Leicester DVIRP—Loughborough

Lincoln Women's Aid—West Lines, Lincoln and Grantham

Mansfield and Ashfield Women's Aid—Mansfield

Multi agency IDVA service—Chesterfield

Northampton and Northern Sunflower Centres—Northants

Women's Aid Advice Centre—Nottingham SDVC

West Midlands region:

Arch N Staffs—N Staffs SDVC

Birmingham and Solihull Women's Aid—Birmingham and Solihull SDVCs

Coventry Haven—Coventry SDVC

Shropshire IDVA Service—Shrewsbury, N Shrops, Oswestry


Stafford Women's Aid—Cannock Stafford SDVCs

Stonham—Bromsgrove and Redditch, S Worcs, Kidderminster SDVC

Stonham—SE Staffs (Burton) SDVC

Telford IDVA—Telford

Victim Support—Dudley SDVC

Walsall DV Forum—Walsall SDVC

Wolverhampton DV Forum—Wolverhampton SDVC

Yorkshire and Humberside region:

Calderdale DV Forum—Calderdale

DV Services Keighley—Bingley/Bradford

ER Yorks council/DVAP—East Riding SDVC


Hull city council/DA Partnership—Hull SDVC

Its My Right and Scunthorpe Rape Crisis—Scunthorpe, Grimsby (and Cleethorpes)

N Yorks Victim Support—Scarborough and Ryedale SDVC

Rotherham Women's Aid—Rotherham


Safer Doncaster Partnership—Doncaster SDVC

Service TBC—York and Selby

Sheffield DA Forum—Sheffield SDVC

Victim S

South East region:

Berkshire Women's Aid (Reading, Newbury, Maidenhead)

Brighton and Hove IDVA Service

County Council Community Safety DV Team (West Sussex: Worthing, Crawley)

CRI Domestic Abuse Service (East Sussex: Hastings, Eastbourne, Lewes and Crowborough)

Early Intervention Project—Portsmouth SDVC

East Berkshire Women's Aid (High Wycombe, Maidenhead)

Island Women's Refuge (Isle of Wight)

Milton Keynes Women's Aid

Reducing the Risk of Domestic Abuse (N Oxford—Banbury, Oxford)

Refuge Kent DV Advocacy Service (Kent: Canterbury, Shepway, Ashford, Dover, Thanet)

Southampton IDVA Service

Victim Support Hampshire and Isle of Wight—NW Hants (Andover) SDVC

Victim Support, NE Hants (Alton) SDVC

South West region:

Bristol DA IDVA Consortium—Bristol

Exeter Women's Aid—Exeter SDVC

Family Matters—E Dorset (Bournemouth and Poole) SDVC; W Dorset (Weymouth) SDVC

Gloucs DV Support and Advocacy Project—Cheltenham SDVC

IDVA Service—E and mid-West Cornwall (Bodmin and Truro)

N Devon Women's Aid—Barnstable

Plymouth Women's Aid—Plymouth SDVC

S Devon Women's Aid—Torbay

Service TBC—North Somerset

Somerset Change—Sedgemoor (Bridgewater) and S Somerset (Yeovil) SDVC

Southside Family Project—Bath SW Region

Survive—N Avon (Yate) SDVC

Victim Support Wilts—Chippenham and Swindon

North East region:

County Durham and Darlington—Durham SDVC

My Sisters Place—Teesside (Cleveland) SDVC

North Tees Women's Aid (Stockton)

Wearside Women in Need—Sunderland

North West region:

Blackburn and Darwen District Women's Aid—Blackburn with Darwen SDVC

Blackpool and Fylde IDVA Service

Blackpool Advocacy Service—Blackpool and Fylde

Cheshire county council—Chester SDVC

Chorley and S Ribble Service

Community Safety Team—Wirral SDVC

DV Family Safety Unit, Crewe Eastern Cheshire

IDV Advocacy Service—Manchester

Impact Housing Association—Carlisle SDVC

Knowsley DV Support Service—Knowsley SDVC

Lancaster and District Women's Aid

MAPS Team—Burnley (Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale) SDVC

Preston Independent DA Service

Salford Women's Aid—Salford SDVC

Service TBC—Sefton SDVC

Star Centre—Rossendale (Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale) SDVC

The Relationship Centre—Halton SDVC

Victim Support, West (Workington and Whitehaven) and South Cumbria (Barrow and Kendal)

Warrington DA Support Services


Worst Kept Secret—Liverpool SDVC

Wales region:

Bridgend Women's Aid—Bridgend SDVC

Caerphilly CBC, Blaenau Gwent DA Service—Caerphilly SDVC

Cardiff Women's Safety Unit—Cardiff SDVC

Carmarthenshire IDAA Service—Llanelli

DA Resource Team—Merthyr Tydfil

Monmouthshire county council—Gwent (Cwmbran) SDVC

Neath Women's Aid—Neath Port Talbot SDVC

Newport city council—Gwent (Newport) SDVC

Pontypridd Safety Unit—Rhondda Cynon Taff SDVC

Service TBC—Barry, Vale of Glamorgan

Swansea Women's Aid/BAWSO—Swansea SDVC

Tai Hafan—Pembrokeshire—Haverford west SDVC

Tai Hafan—Wrexham SDVC

Torfaen county borough council—Gwent (Torfaen) SDVC

Women's Aid and Cymdeithas Tai Hafan—Llandudno/ Prestatyn