Advice for practitioners on domestic violence
For members of the public, see our Domestic Violence page.
For those working with families, with concerns that a child might be at risk due to domestic abuse:
- Social workers – see the Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARAC) guidance. To discuss a child protection issue, or make a referral, call our Single Point of Advice (SPoA)
- Others – please follow the advice at Contacting SPoA
Resources for professionals
Clarion Housing Association: provides safe refuge accommodation. This is for women and children fleeing domestic violence across East Sussex.
Secure email - firstname.lastname@example.org for agencies with a CJSM account
Non-secure - email@example.com (Password protect the referral and then send the password in a separate email).
Safe Lives: research, training and resources for frontline workers in the domestic abuse field.
Change, Grow, Life (CGL) – support those affected by domestic abuse or violence in East Sussex.
Other advice and support is listed on our Domestic violence page.
The Safer Communities Partnership
The East Sussex Safer Communities Partnership (ESSCP) is the statutory County Strategy Group. It provides the strategic leadership for addressing community safety matters across East Sussex. Their focus is reducing and preventing crime. This includes domestic abuse. They also work to ensure the effective delivery of services on a local level.