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It was great to see the Mayor of Tunbridge Wells, Joy Podbury, visiting us this week to hear about the work of our charity and how we have been coping in the Pandemic.  She met staff, volunteers and Trustees and is pictured here (on the left).

We are seeking an experienced Administrator for a 6 months’ full time (35 hr) post based in Tunbridge Wells.  Are you, or is someone you know, interested? Full details and pack in our Jobs Section.  https://www.davss.org.uk/job-vacancies/

If anyone would like to support us by a donation in the current Aviva Community Fund here is the link – we are hoping to raise £1000 to expand telephone support services during this extraordinary time and beyond. Do please share with anyone you think might be interested. 😊 https://www.avivacommunityfund.co.uk/davsshelpline

It’s Giving Tuesday – brought forward this year due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, to thank all those amazing essential workers supporting our communities. #GivingTuesdayNow’s website explains that ‘it is also be a day to celebrate and support the charities who have stepped up and reached out to support our family, friends and communities during this […]

So great to see these 3 sets of challenges all raising money for us in these unprecedented times.  We wish them all good luck and our grateful thanks for taking up the challenge. Prem:  https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/prem-s-2-6-challenge?fbclid=IwAR0SpWksqtq0AHSfwwUndVoQceBpBqhIpeRlLzQWXIfe_CWU0p6brI0jAIo Rachel: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/rachel-s-2-6-challenge818?fbclid=IwAR3CCleRA7Wu7z2NDKLnXAcfODXUpMxARAtGcks2mYsdfsTYNq1YDm5Jvy0&utm_id=124 Elaine: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/elaine-dowdy1?fbclid=IwAR12cjRXXHd0Mrul21X-xugX7kNTkWVVx5NoL5tyUyds-SSvhSCbquB5aYg  

It’s good to see the Kent Police are responding to the current situation. Please share this police poster with anyone in Kent #youarenotalone. If you’d like to post any pictures on Twitter ([email protected]_DAVSS) or Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/DAVSSWestKent/) could you tag us please? We hope you are all keeping safe and well.

We need your help.   DAVSS has been busier than ever because Lockdown has seen an increase in domestic abuse. We are participating in the nationwide 2.6 Challenge, which will launch on Sunday 26 April 2020 – what should have been the date of the 40th London Marathon. The challenge will last for a week. Any […]

Dear supporters,   As you all know this is a worrying time for us all, at DAVSS we are doing all we can to ensure our clients continue to receive the best possible service from us under the current circumstances whilst maintaining the health and safety of our wonderful staff and volunteers.   We are […]

DAVSS successfully launched its Handbook, in the Tunbridge Wells’ Council Chamber last Friday, February 28th. The Chair of Trustees and CEO said they were delighted to share DAVSS experience of setting up, developing and providing a much needed specialist support service in West Kent for anyone (16 yrs +) experiencing domestic abuse.  Our apologies  for […]

We wish you a Happy and Peaceful Christmas. We are closed over the Christmas Period and re-open on Jan 2nd. In case of emergency please call the police on 999. For refuge call the National Domestic Violence helpline please call 0808 2000 247 For emergency injunctions you can also call the National Centre for Domestic […]

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