Here for you

Our priority is to support families who have lost a loved one through fatal domestic abuse, we can also support friends.  To do this, we:

  • Listen to your story with understanding and compassion.
  • Create opportunities for your voice to be heard.
  • Help to create a plan of action that will enable the you and your family to achieve realistic objectives as you try to come to terms with your loss.
  • Advocate in partnership with, and on behalf of, you and your family when dealing with the various professional bodies and authorities involved after domestic homicide.
  • Help you understand, influence and contribute to many types of inquiry including Domestic Homicide Reviews, Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews, Inquests and Independent Office of Police Conduct (IOPC) Inquiries.
  • Inform you about the criminal justice system and the processes involved.
  • Support in specialist processes such as mental health tribunals.
  • Provide information about the services available to you so you can get further support when needed. 

AAFDA’s 7 step model for working with families in DHRs

View our video explaining AAFDA’s 7 step model for working with families in DHRs.

Additional Help for Families & Friends

Find out more information on our other pages below

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If you have lost a loved one through fatal domestic abuse, contact us to see if we can help you

Contact us at info@aafda.org.uk or call 07768 386922

Our normal office hours are 9:00am - 5:00pm but we may be able to take calls outside of these hours. If we are not available, please leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Supported by Esmee Fairbairn Foundation