DASV Champions

The Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Champions Network aims to recruit front line staff from across all partner agencies who will act as 'champions' to share information with colleagues in their service/agency.
DASV Champions Network meetings take place quarterly and the dates and locations can be found below, along with a role description.  Each session is run three times so you only need to attend one.
If you are a Cambridgeshire County Council employee, you can book on sessions via Our Development.  For all other organisations, please follow the instructions in the 'Register for an account' document below.
If you a new sign-up, please email DASVChampions@cambridgeshire.gov.uk so we can add you to the email distribution list.

2024 dates:

April – Working with Familial Abuse and Supporting Survivors with Learning Disabilities

In April, the speakers will be Simon Kerss focussing on familial abuse and Libby Swannell-Bell who will talk about supporting survivors with learning disabilities and the new domestic abuse Shared Lives project

  • 15th April 2024, 10.00 – 12.00
  • 18th April 2024, 10.00 – 12.00
  • 22nd April 2024, 10.00 – 12.00
July - Abuse of pets in the context of Domestic Abuse and Peterborough Women's Aid Dahlia Project
For the July sessions, we'll be joined by Dog's Trust and Cats Protection who will talk about their respective pet fostering services in Cambridgeshire to support victims of domestic abuse and we'll also been hearing about the Dahlia Project that Peterborough Women's Aid are delivering to support survivors from South Asian communities across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
  • 2nd July, 14.00 - 16.00
  • 10th July, 10.00 - 12.00
  • 19th July, 12.00 - 14.00


If you are a CCC employee, you can book on your chosen session via Our Development.
For external attendees (including Peterborough City Council) you will need to register with an account on the external booking system first.  The document below explains how to do this.