Economic Justice Project (founding project)

Funder: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)

  • Piloting of a conversation kit and screening tool on economic abuse across London boroughs and via a national casework service
  • Development of consumer law resources to challenge coerced debt
  • Training of local debt/money advice services on economic abuse and integrating safety measures into practice

Domestic and Economic Project (DEAP)

Partner: Money Advice Plus, Domestic Abuse and Money Education (DAME) Project

Funder: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)

  • Free training on economic abuse and how to respond for domestic abuse services, money/debt advice services, housing associations and banks/building societies.
  • Telephone case work service for victims of domestic abuse

Everyone’s Business Project

Partners: Hestia, Corporate Alliance, Employers Initiative on Domestic Abuse, Woman’s Trust, Cardiff Women’s Aid, TecSOS, Bulbshare.

Funder: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)

  • To create an overall change in how employers think about and approach domestic abuse.
  • To engage employers throughout the United Kingdom by starting and continuing the conversation about domestic abuse.
  • To provide employers with the tools they need to strengthen the response and support available to employees experiencing and perpetrating abuse.
  • To increase the efforts to prevent domestic abuse by raising awareness in the workplace and creating staff champions.
  • To work with employers to actively think about their domestic abuse policies and procedures; working closely with HR, line managers, and EAPs.

Financial Capability Project

Partners: National Skills Academy for Financial Services and Gentoo

Funder: Home Office

  • Development and pilot of financial capability training for frontline workers to support individuals who are experiencing economic abuse.

Whole Housing Partnership Project

Partners: Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance, Safer London, Cambridgeshire Council and tri-borough (London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and the City of Westminster)

Funder: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

  • Piloting of the ‘whole housing’ approach across London, Cambridgeshire and a site in the North of England.
  • Development of knowledge and practice in responding to domestic abuse for housing professionals in the private rented, privately owned and social rent sectors.

Economic Abuse Project

RISE has been awarded a 12 month contract for an economic abuse lead from the Police and Crime Commissioner. The project is receiving consultancy support from Surviving Economic Abuse and the Domestic Abuse Money and Education Project (DAME). The economic abuse lead provides specialist information, advice and support for women and children, via one-to-one and/or group interventions who have been identified as experiencing economic abuse.