NDAS currently run 7 refuges within Northamptonshire. Our refuges are mainly shared accommodation with one set of individual flats. We ensure that we provide as nice an environment as possible to make our residents feel comfortable. As a result of the pandemic and due to more children being required to learn from home, we have now made Wi-Fi available to all our residents.
We continued to provide virtual support to our clients throughout the pandemic, either via phone or on video chat when possible. We also accepted referrals to refuge throughout lockdown and admitted many new clients info refuge.
Currently we provide refuge accommodation for 32 women, up to 48 Children and 3 men. The demand for refuge far exceeded availability with only 11% of clients that requested refuge being accepted.
Take a look below at our various refuges and what they offer.
20% of children in the UK have lived with an adult perpetrating domestic violence and 62% of those living in households where is domestic violence are directly harmed
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