Domestic Abuse Resettlement Team (DART)

Bedfordshire wide provision for anyone needing to be rehoused either within Bedfordshire or another local authority area and supports any male or female (aged 16 plus), with or without children escaping domestic abuse to find either temporary or long term safe housing solutions.

Clients can be supported irrespective of property status (homeowner, tenant etc.) and family size. The team support clients to find appropriate accommodation to suit family needs and assisting with the practical aspects of settling into a new home in a new area. Besides relocation, this can include emergency supplies, accessing benefits, setting up utilities, furnishings and white goods and obtaining civil orders. They also oversee the ‘Flexi-Fund’ in Central Bedfordshire, which is funding used to overcome any barrier preventing access to secure housing.

We support those in critical housing moves including complex needs such as:

  • NRPF
  • Mental Health
  • Substance misuse
  • English as a second language
  • Those with a large number of children who can’t access refuges

Geographical area service covers


Who is the service for?

Women and men over 16

Referral routes into service (professionals, self)

Self referral or via a professional

Risk level you support

Other relevant information