The Impact of Change That Lasts

Change That Lasts reached the end of its five-year pilot in the summer of 2021 with the evidence confirming its potential to create a step change in society’s response to domestic abuse.


community ambassadors trained through our Ask Me programme to raise awareness of, and take a stand against, domestic abuse in their communities


front-line practitioners equipped with the skills to change policy and practice through our Trusted Professional training


survivors supported via our Expert Voices scheme

Delivering a substantial social return on investment

When examining the difference each programme makes in terms of financial savings – and taking into account the value for the individual, community and wider stakeholders – for every £1 invested:

Ask Me created a social value of £5.13

Trusted Professionals created a social value of £5.31

Expert Voices created a social value of £5.50

– University of Central Lancashire evaluation, 2021

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