Domestic abuse policy

Policy Statement

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

2.2 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 in accordance with Government legislation.

2.3 Welwyn, Hatfield to be a safe place for individuals and families, where domestic abuse is not tolerated

2.4 Victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse should have access to support services at the right time to keep victims free from harm and to help perpetrators break the cycle of abuse.