Decision details

Financial support from the Domestic Abuse Grant pool to Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Services (NDAS) for the delivery of services to support children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse.

Decision Maker: Executive Member - Adults, Health and Wellbeing

Decision status: Implemented

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

The proposal is countywide and is as follows;

a)    NDAS to recruit 3x term time Children’s Domestic Abuse Support workers (CDAS)  and 1x (FTE) Team Leader on a 12mnth fixed term contract.

b)    Predominantly working with children and young people within refuge but also supporting outreach work,

c)     Fund this from the DLUHC Supported Accommodation grant.

(confirmation from DLUHC this is within remit)

 

Briefing papers were presented to the Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence Partnership Board (29th September 2023). There was countywide agreement (West Northants Council & North Northants Council) pending governance arrangements to fund this service for one year. The funding provision for this exists within the Government DA Grant to NNC. WNC are supporting the initiative funded from their DA Grant.

 

Publication date: 01/02/2024

Date of decision: 31/01/2024