Ascent – Ending Harmful Practices (EHP)

Who can benefit from the project?

This services is provided to BAMER women experiencing VAWG in the following London’s boroughs:

Barking & Dagenham, Hackney, Waltham Forest, Barnet, Islington


london councils logoAs funded by London Councils for the improvement of service provisions on those affected by VAWG, with a particular focus on Harmful Practices. Advice and support offered by the project includes:

  • accommodation/refuge
  • emotional support/counselling
  • welfare and benefits advice
  • language support
  • advice around appropriate action to take
  • risk assessment and safety planning
  • signposting to other services/professionals
  • no recourse to public funds
  • immigration, and legal matters
  • outreach including visits alongside other practitioners.

Contact email:

London Councils represents and champions London’s 32 boroughs and the City of London, serving local communities, businesses and amplifying the voice of Londoners. We are a cross-party organisation that works on behalf of all of our member authorities regardless of political persuasion. We work with partners to deliver sustainable change, address inequalities and make London a fairer place for all.

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