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A strategy to tackle domestic abuse and sexual violence


Tackling domestic abuse and sexual violence are key priorities of the Safe Durham Partnership, of which we are a member. The Safe Durham Partnership have published a strategy to tackle domestic abuse and sexual violence in County Durham.

Our role

We contribute to the delivery of this strategy by:

  • supporting the County Durham Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Forum Executive and Core Strategy groups
  • supporting the work of the Safe Durham Partnership
  • commissioning services to support victims of domestic abuse and children witnessing abuse
  • contributing to the Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference process
  • supporting local domestic abuse and sexual violence forums
  • funding voluntary perpetrator programmes
  • supporting individuals and families affected by domestic abuse.

Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Strategy

The Safe Durham Partnership have published their Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Strategy. This has been developed following consultation with partners, stakeholders, services and service users. This document provides the strategic framework for the partnership in tackling domestic abuse.

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Our address is:
  • Durham County Council
  • County Hall
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 5UQ