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The government has asked domestic abuse services charity Refuge to develop digital and mobile resources to support victims. The Home Office has offered support to the charity to develop services such as webchat and information on social media channels about help. The move comes as Refuge has secured a £1.2m grant to run the National Domestic Violence Helplin e from November this year to March 2022. > See also: Grants offered for tech ideas supporting abuse victims. Refuge currently runs the helpline in partnership with Women’s Aid , which had bid to run the contract independently. EMPOWERING MORE VICTIMS. “Refuge has also secured additional support to develop new digital and mobile resour... Full story

19 July