MK ACT - Domestic violence service
MK-ACT is the specialist domestic violence service for MK, commissioned in 2008 by Milton Keynes Council and managed by Milton Keynes Women’s Aid.
They are committed to supporting all people that are affected by Domestic Abuse in MK, we pledge to encourage equality, diversity and inclusion among those that we support, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. We support people no matter what their: age, disability, gender, relationship status, race, religion or belief or sexual orientation.
Services They Provide
Crisis Intervention (CIS) – helpline, access to information advice, support, emergency refuge. CIS service is for male and female clients escaping a partner, ex partner (including same sex relationships) or a family member.
Emergency refuge – purpose built accommodation for 28 families with support from key workers. Refuge is for female clients and their children only.
Children and Young People’s Service – for residents of the refuge
Group Work – Freedom Programme, Ilam-El-Hifzat (devised by MK-ACT for women from an ethnic minority background)
Training: MK ACT offers specialist Domestic Abuse Training for organisations and companies. For more details and costs please email Amanda@mk-act.org
Fresh start: A programme of integrated individual sessions designed to change the behaviour of those who use domestic abuse, whilst providing support to the partners and ex partners of the participants on the programme
If you want a female support worker they will ensure this happens.
For more information
Website: home-page | MK-ACT (mkact.com)
Telephone: 0808 2000 247 (24hr) or 0344 375 4307