IIV logoSplitz Support Service was re-accredited with the Investing in Volunteers standard in January 2103. Although the assessment took place in October 2012 we had to wait for the bi-annual review board meeting for the award to be ratified. This award is recognition of the positive way we include our volunteers in our charity and of the benefit they bring because of this.

photo showing Fran Lewis, Mike Bedford, Angus MacPherson and Maurice ClayThe newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner, Angus MacPherson, visited Splitz on 18 December 2012. Angus met members of the management team to find out more about the services offered by Splitz. He took the opportunity to share some thoughts on how he hoped to shape services across the County.

Photo (l to r): Fran Lewis, Mike Bedford, Angus


Sainsbury's in Bradford on Avon have kindly agreed to let us do some more bag packing on Saturday 24th November, following our last efforts back in September. Yes, we are their Charity of The Year. But they have many requests from organisations to pack, so we're very pleased to have an opportunity to both raise our profile and raise some funds to help us support children who've been affected by domestic abuse. Come along to meet staff and children we've worked with - and get your bags packed with a


Did you ever see the magic trick when the wizard turned a ten pound note into a twenty pound one? No? Well, now you can experience the trick for yourself - and it really works. Localgiving.com have £500,000 to match donations to any charity on their website. So if you give Splitz £10, localgiving will double it and we will receive £20. Just like magic! The spell ends when their £500,000 runs out, so say "abracadabra", close your eyes, and click the link at http://localgiving.com/splitz

 Claire Gates is competing in a triathlon for the very first time - and she's raising funds for Splitz!

She says: "I'm taking part in my first ever Triathlon for Splitz because they are great!!!” And on her fundraising page, she writes: "The purpose of this page is because I'd like to try and raise money for a local charity who do some wonderful work with victims of domestic violence".

Thank you Claire! If you'd like to support her, visit ...

Two Ticks LogoWe have just had news from the Health and Disability Employment Adviser at the Department for Work and Pensions: “Thanks for sending me your revised 2 tick symbol application. I am happy to go ahead with approving your company Splitz with the 2 tick disability symbol award. My colleague will be in touch with


young peopleThe Wiltshire Children and Families Voluntary Sector Forum brings together organisations working with children, young people and families in the county. Through their new Wiltshire Council Grant Fund (to support work with 'troubled families'), they've given us £5,000 toward the core costs of our Young People's Support Service. Fabulous!

facebook logoWe need your help! Budgens are opening a new store in Marlborough. To celebrate, they're giving away cash to local community organisations. Vote for us on FaceBook and we could win £1,000 for our work with young people who've experienced domestic violence

Login to FaceBook and vote for SplitzKidz at

Imagine our surprise when we went over to Sainsbury’s in Bradford on Avon yesterday to talk about fundraising (we’re very happy to be their charity of the year) – and were given a totally unexpected and totally thrilling £250 cheque from Clifton Photographic.

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We're delighted beyond words to receive a grant from the Steven Gerrard Foundation. This new trust, set up by the England and Liverpool footballer, enables Steven to make a lasting difference to children. Some 500 applications were made to the Foundation, and


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