The J9 is an initiative to raise awareness and to help victims of domestic abuse. The J9 Domestic Abuse initiative is named in memory of Janine Mundy who was killed by her estranged husband in June 2003 while he was on police bail. Janine was the mother of two young boys. The initiative was started by her family and the local police in Cambourne, Cornwall, where she lived.
Janine used to sign her text messages J9 hence the name of this initiative.
Where the J9 logo is displayed in a premises it alerts victims that they can obtain information which will help them to access a safe place where there can seek information and the use of a telephone.
Information Pack for signposting victims: Epping Forrest DC - J9
Safer Harlow Partnership
The Safer Harlow Partnership (SHP) are providing training sessions to raise awareness and increase knowledge and understanding of domestic abuse for staff in the public and the voluntary sector. The information pack issued at the training sessions are intended to be used to ‘signpost’ victims of domestic abuse.
The SHP at Harlow Council are looking for local businesses and services that can assist in the J9 Initiative to stop domestic abuse and help victims to seek the help they so desperately need.
The SHP are looking for local businesses and services that can assist in the J9 Initiative to stop domestic abuse and help victims to seek the help they so desperately need. The training and information leaflets are available free of charge. If you are interested please send an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The training packs can be downloaded from: Epping Forrest DC - J9 Domestic Abuse Initiative
What can you do?
- Display information in your premise which is available to your customers
- Train one or more of your staff in the awareness of domestic abuse
- When trained display the J9 logo in a prominent position, so that victims know where they can obtain the relevant information to access the support they need
What can you do now?
- Contact Harlow Council to raise your interest in this initiative
- The Council will send you information to you to display so it is accessible for your customers
- The Council will contact you to advise of when the training will be available for staff
- When trained display the logo and start raising awareness and saving lives
- Email: email@example.com
- Telephone Contact Harlow on 01279 446655
- May 2016 newsletter (pdf)