Service Provider Examples

Celebrating good practice in services across South Yorkshire. The Call It Out project has been working with Domestic Abuse and Housing/Homelessness services across South Yorkshire to improve their practice at supporting LGBT+ survivors/victims of Domestic Abuse.

Here are some examples of work taking place in services to improve LGBT+ inclusion:

Doncaster Domestic Abuse Hub

Poster Campaign

LGBT+ inclusive poster campaign created

✔ Uses visible LGBT+ imagery

✔ Explicitly states Lesbian / Gay / Bisexual / Trans / Non-Binary

✔ Displays rainbow and trans pride flags

Sheffield DACT

DASH form update

Gender question has been updated in line with best practice

✔ Recognises trans and non-binary identities

✔ Lists options alphabetically to not presume bias

✔ Gives an option to self-describe

South Yorkshire Police

Domestic Abuse Webpage

https://www.southyorks.police.uk/find-out/advice-for-victims/domestic-abuse/

LGBT+ inclusive information and resources included

✔ Includes LGBT+ specific poster

✔ Includes contact details for Call It Out and Galop’s National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline

South Yorkshire Police

Domestic Abuse Online Reporting Page

https://www.southyorks.police.uk/find-out/advice-for-victims/domestic-abuse/

✔ Includes non-binary in list of gender options

✔ Includes same-sex relationships in relationship types

Shelter

LGBTQ+ Staff Network Blog

Blog explaining why staff share their pronouns in their email signatures and encouraging other staff to do the same.

✔ Recognises trans and non-binary identities

✔ Provides information in accessible and relatable format

✔ Encourages solidarity from allies

Toilet Signage

Sheffield Venue

LGBT+ inclusive toilet signage

✔ Toilets labelled by function / facilities

✔ Trans equality posters

✔ LGBT+ specific domestic abuse posters

LGBT+ Healthy Relationships

Sheffield Youth Group

LGBT+ inclusive healthy relationships workshop

✔ Looks specifically at LGBT+ relationships

✔ Provides signposting information for LGBT+ specific support

Doncaster Riverside

Staff training

✔ All staff have completed LGBT+ Awareness and Domestic Abuse training

✔ Proudly wearing Call It Out badges on lanyards to promote work of project

If you have other examples of best practice and work that you have done to promote LGBT+ inclusion that you would like to higlight on this page, please contact us.

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