Domestic abuse policy

Scope and statement

This policy applies to all tenants, leaseholders and residents of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council (WHBC) as well as any victims of domestic abuse who are seeking assistance from WHBC.


The aim of the policy is to set out the approach of WHBC when identifying and dealing with incidents of domestic abuse.

The specific objective of the Domestic Abuse Policy is to ensure that we provide a consistent and supportive service to anyone who is experiencing domestic abuse.