Domestic Abuse Needs Assessment
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The Domestic Abuse Bill 2019-21 includes a statutory requirement for local authorities to provide a needs assessment to influence and inform the commissioning of services across a partnership, with oversight from a Local Partnership Board.
- We produced a full needs assessment for Kent & Medway in 2020, examining in detail estimates of the prevalence of domestic abuse in Kent & Medway and impact of abuse on different genders, age groups, ethnicities and variations in different parts of the county, as well as assessing the accessibility and impact of different support services for these different groups.
- We have produced a 2021 needs assessment update, which focusses on safe accommodation services in Kent as well as updating key metrics around prevalence and profile.
For any further request please contact us by e-mail: KPHO@kent.gov.uk