Jargon buster

Explanations of jargon

Jargon buster

DASH Drug Advisory Service Haringey
HAGAHaringey Advisory Group on Alcohol Haringey
HAVCOAssociation of Voluntary and Community Organisations
HWAHaringey Women’s Aid
HWFHaringey Women’s Forum
IAS  Immigration Advisory Service
SHOC Sexual Health on Call
VS  Victim Support

Commonly Used Terms

CP Child Protection
NSPCC  The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
POVA  Protection of Vulnerable Adults


EUG Expert User Group


NHS National Health Service
PCT  Primary care trusts
CSA Child Support Agency
CT  Council Tax
DLA Disability Living Allowance
DWP Department for Work and Pensions
HB Housing Benefit
IS Income Support
JSA Job Seekers Allowance
TC Tax Credits

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