Release provides legal advice, assistance and representation to people who engage with drug and/or alcohol treatment. They aim to assist at least 100-120 individuals during the year in over 300 client sessions. They help to resolve issues around debt, benefit payments and housing to create more stable living conditions for their clients
Rights of Women (ROW) promotes the legal rights of women throughout England and Wales, with a particular focus on disadvantaged and vulnerable women that have experienced sexual and/ or domestic violence. The ATJF awarded £5000 to ROW in order to assist them in making a film that would aid women survivors of domestic violence to access justice. The film would help these women navigate the family law legal system, in particular those that are unable to access legal representation due to cuts in legal aid. The film is now being circulated by the Ministry of Justice as well as women’s organisations and VAWG specialists from the Crown Prosecution Service VAWG Expert Reference Group.
The Access to Justice Foundation, PO Box 64162, London WC2A 9AN. DX 234 London Chancery Lane. The Access to Justice Foundation is a company limited by guarantee (No. 6714178) and a registered charity (No. 1126147). Registered office: The National Pro Bono Centre, 48 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1JF.
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