Give proof of a referral to a domestic violence specialist support service
- Legal Aid Agency
- Part of:
- Legal aid cases of domestic violence and child abuse: letters for professionals
- First published:
- 11 April 2014
- Last updated:
- 24 April 2016, see all updates
- Applies to:
- England and Wales
Adapt this sample letter to give evidence of a person being referred to your domestic violence specialist support service.
If you’re part of an organisation offering specialist support to victims of domestic violence, you can adapt this letter to give information about referrals made by health professionals including doctors, nurses, midwives, practitioner psychologists and health visitors.
You need to give evidence when victims of domestic violence apply for legal aid.
If you’re a health professional, use this letter to confirm a referral to a domestic violence specialist support service.
Published: 11 April 2014
Updated: 24 April 2016
- Sample letter updated.
- First published.