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Domestic abuse

Children's Domestic Abuse Sub-group

Domestic Violence is governed by the Community Safety Partnership (CSP) and driven forward by the Tackling Domestic Abuse Board (TDAB). 

We currently have a Children's Domestic Abuse (CDA) sub-group and the Chair reports to the TDAB. The CDA Chair also reports every six months directly to the SSCP. The SSCP will continue to support the Children's Domestic Abuse subgroup and will undertake a scrutiny and challenge role in relation to domestic abuse activity. 

For more information please see the TDAB Terms of Reference.

Policies and procedures

The SSCP has adopted Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse Policy and the Greater Manchester MARAC Policy 

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Supporting Local Pathways

All reports or enquiries concerning the welfare or safety of a child must go straight to the Bridge Partnership on 0161 603 4500 or email address is

Bridge Partnership are available Monday to Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm. If you need to speak to someone outside of these times, please contact the Emergency Duty Team (EDT) on 0161 794 8888.

If you are a practitioner and you want to make a referral to the Bridge Partnership, please use our online referral form

If you suspect or have evidence that a young persons aged between 10yr to 17yrs is at risk of domestic /violence or abuse or is harming someone then please follow the downloadable pathways below. 

DASH Risk Assessment Checklist- Young Peoples Version

The DASH (domestic abuse, stalking and honour based violence) risk assessment is a tool used to assess the risk that a victim is exposed to and can help in the action required. If the victim is a young person the young person DASH needs to be completed. 

If the victim is an adult the adult DASH needs to be completed.

Do not upload the completed young person DASH to sharepoint. Please follow the pathways below and refer using the online referral form and attach the completed DASH.

NB if the young person is 16 or over and scores 10 or more or is deemed to be at high risk based on professional judgement, the case needs to be referred to MARAC (DASH uploaded to SharePoint) as well as being attached to a referral to worried about a child.

Domestic abuse toolkit

This toolkit has been created for practitioners to support you to work safely and effectively with victims, children and perpetrators of domestic abuse.

See the domestic abuse toolkit

Multi-agency training

If you require training on a range of topics on Domestic Abuse please visit SSCP Training Programme

Downloadable documents

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