Respect is the UK membership organisation for work with domestic violence perpetrators, male victims and young people

Join us!

For more information on how to apply and for membership fees, simply download, complete and return a Respect membership application form.

Respect membership is open to:

  • domestic violence perpetrator programmes (DVPPs) sometimes known as “groupwork programmes”
  • integrated support services  (ISS) that are linked to DVPPs
  • domestic violence training/consultancy organisations
  • those working with victims of domestic violence
  • those working with young people who use violence and abuse in close relationships
  • those doing individual work with domestic violence perpetrators
  • those carrying out expert domestic violence risk assessments for the courts
  • those engaging with men on ending violence against women

All members are required to sign up to and agree with the statement of support included in the Respect membership application form.

Respect members that run DVPPs with integrated support services or who deliver individual work with domestic violence perpetrators are additionally required to:

  • work in accordance with Respect’s Safe Minimum Practice/ Accreditation Standard
  • undertake Respect Safe Minimum Practice assessment within 12 months of becoming members
  • agree to abide by Respect’s Complaints’ Policy.

Only organisations that have been accredited may describe themselves as such and may use our accredited logo. For more information on accreditation, please click here.

Benefits of Respect Membership139398480[1]

  • Quarterly Respect e-Newsletter, with in depth coverage of issues affecting the sector.
  • Regular e-mail updates, with up to date information about events, legislation, resources and news.
  • Discounts on Respect events, conferences, training and services.
  • Right to vote at Respect’s AGM – a minimum of 4 places on Respect’s Board of Trustees are reserved for members.

Respect reserves the right to refuse or cancel the membership of any member where there is evidence of noncompliance with the requirements of membership.