As part of community protection team and complex case team, there is a specialist domestic abuse case worker. The case worker has an allocated case load to confidentiality support survivors of domestic abuse no matter what stage they are at their journey whether they are still in the relationship with the perpetrator, planning on leaving the relationships or already left the relationship.
The domestic abuse worker can provide support and sign post for other complex needs which may arise due to domestic abuse such as mental health, substance misuse, housing and many more.
The domestic abuse worker will risk assessment each situation and ensure that an comprehensive safety plan is in place for the survivor.
The domestic abuse case worker is raising awareness regarding domestic abuse within the community to ensure that the community whether this would be residents or professionals are aware of domestic abuse, what potential signs to look out for and support agencies available within the Ashfield area.
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