The Private Sector Initiatives Team are responsible for maintaining and improving the housing standards and conditions of the private rented sector. Engaging with landlords and providing advice assistance with regard to the private rented property that they own.
In this series of podcasts Laura Duncan chats to professionals who deliver services that can support with Safe Accommodation for those subjected to Domestic Abuse.
1. Durham Domestic Abuse Podcast - Harbour Safe Accommodation Support Services
In this episode I am joined by Rachel Williamson, a Service Manager within Harbour Support Services. Harbour are the Local authority's commissioned domestic abuse service and Rachel joins me to talk about the safe accommodation options Harbour offer as a service to those fleeing Domestic Abuse.
2. Durham Domestic Abuse Podcast - Domestic Abuse Navigator Service
The Domestic Abuse Navigator Service provides a responsive integrated support service for people with complex needs who are fleeing domestic abuse. The service provides assertive outreach and strength based needs led support to help people navigate and overcome barriers which have prevented them from accessing stable accommodation. In this episode I talk to Jill Thorpe, project manager at the DAN project, we talk about the service and how it supports victim survivors of Domestic Abuse.
3. Durham Domestic Abuse Podcast - Remain Safe (Sanctuary Scheme)
In this episode of the podcast I chat Jo Walker, Senior Housing Project Officer at Housing Solutions, and Fiona Parker, Specialist Crime Prevention Supervisor within Durham Police about the Remain Safe scheme and how it provides safe accommodation options for those who are experiencing domestic abuse.
4. Durham Domestic Abuse Podcast - Housing Solutions Specialist Domestic Abuse Team
The Specialist Domestic Abuse Housing Solutions Team, is newly established and seeks to provide a holistic approach to supporting those experiencing Domestic Abuse. Today I speak to members of that team about the different ways in which they can support those with housing support needs who are or have been affected by Domestic Abuse.
5. Durham Domestic Abuse Podcast - Social Housing Providers
In this episode of the podcast, I chat to Karen Gardner, Safer Neighbours Manager at Believe Housing, and Lindsay Warren, Tenancy Support Manager at Livin Housing, about the support they can offer to those experiencing Domestic Abuse.
6. Durham Domestic Abuse Podcast - GRT Housing Team and Private Sector Initiatives Team
In this podcast I chat to Adele Appleby, Private Sector Initiatives Team Leader and Ashleigh Robson, GRT Housing Team Manager. The Private Sector Initiatives Team are responsible for maintaining and improving the housing standards and conditions of the private rented sector. Engaging with landlords and providing advice assistance with regard to the private rented property that they own. The GRT Housing team manages the six permanent Gypsy Roma Traveller sites in the county offering a broad range of services including allocations, managing the void properties, safeguarding and support for the 126 families that are living on the sites. In this episode I talk to Adele and Ashleigh about how their teams can support those experiencing or affected by Domestic Abuse.
|1 - Podcast Transcript - Harbour Safe Accommodation Support Services.pdf
|2 - Podcast Transcript - Domestic Abuse Navigator Service.pdf
|3 - Podcast Transcript - Remain Safe (Sanctuary Scheme).pdf
|4 - Podcast Transcript - Specialist Domestic Abuse Housing Solutions Team.pdf
|5 - Podcast Transcript - Social Housing Providers.pdf
|6 - Podcast Transcript - GRT Housing Team and Private Sector Initiatives Team.pdf