On 19 May 2020, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) announced an additional £20m of Covid-19 Extraordinary Funding for domestic abuse and sexual violence support services.
Cleveland were granted £402,007.63 from the MoJ and a total of £401,667.47 was awarded to service providers (see DRF 2020-00249706).
On November 2020, the MoJ announced an additional top-up to the funding received earlier in the year.
The funding can be used to address costs associated with the pandemic from 1 November 2020 – 31 March 2021 including short term disruption to income, essential costs of sustaining current activities or addressing increased demand.
Eight bids were received with all services who applied being granted an element of funding
Cleveland were granted £169,675.81 from the MoJ and a total of £170,015.97 (underspend of £340.16 added from original funding) was awarded to the below service providers:
A Way Out – £13,656
Eva Women’s Aid – £16,200
Foundation – £24,098.78
Harbour – £42,415.59
My Sister’s Place – £30,878
NACRO – £23,758
Safer Communities – £5,000
Tees Valley Inclusion Project – £14,010