Still Here Campaign Announcement
Ministers Flanagan and Stanton announce campaign to reassure victims of domestic abuse that support is still available despite COVID-19
- Collaborative campaign between Government and frontline organisations to ensure victims are aware of, and can access, services
- New, specially created TV and Radio Ads to air from next week
- Additional funding and prioritised supports for victims provided
Funding Allocated under the programme:
- Women’s Aid: €63,000 for additional resources to extend the Support and Referral Service (SRS), and the High Risk Support project
- Rape Crisis Centre Network Ireland: €50,000 to support the work of local centres in relation to the provision of a confidential, data compliant service, and to manage information flows on advice and guidance to and from front line trauma support workers;
- Ruhama: €8,000 for additional support packs for women seeking to exit prostitution;
- Men’s Development Network: up to €39,340 for an extension of the Male Advice line, extra telephone support for the Men Ending Domestic Violence programme, and to deliver a promotional campaign.
For persons experiencing domestic violence
In an emergency, any person can call An Garda Síochána on 999 or 112.