Freedom of information response

Domestic abuse Services for young victims

Publication date: 
Monday 27 January 2020
Request: 

Does your local authority have a policy and/or protocol on how to respond to intimate partner abuse for child victims aged 12 to 17

Aged Yes No Don’t know
16 & 17      
Under 16      

2.Do you collect data in your local area on the number of young people aged 16 or 17 who have experienced abuse within their own intimate partner relationships as set out in  the 2013 Government’s definition of domestic abuse (detailed below)?

“Any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour,  violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are or have been intimate partners or family members regardless of gender or sexuality.”

Yes  
No  
Don’t know  

3.Do you collect data on the number of young people under the age of 16 in your local area who have experienced abuse within their own intimate partner relationship?

Yes  
No  
Don’t know Tof

Does your local authority commission a specialist service for young people who victims of abuse in intimate partner relationships, eg. Young People’s Violence Adviser or equivalent? (if the answer is no or don’t know please skip to question 8)

Aged Yes No Don’t know
16 & 17      
Under 16      
Young people until they turn 18 with the option of transitional support      

If yes, what is the full time equivalent capacity of that service per week?

 

How many children did your young people’s domestic abuse service work with between 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019?

 

How many 16 and 17 year olds did your young people’s domestic abuse service work with between 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019?

 

How many children under the age of 16 years did your young people’s domestic abuse service work with between 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019?

 

What other services does your local authority commission locally in addition to specialist services mentioned in response to question 4 to respond to cases of abuse in intimate relationship involving young people?  (Please tick all that apply)

  Victims under the age of 16  Young people who harm under the age of 16  16 & 17 victims  Young people who harm aged 16 and 17  
Refuge services          
Prevention work / awareness raising          
Helplines (other advice services)          
Drop in services          
Crisis intervention services (if separate to YPVA service)          
Counselling

services

         
Support groups          
Other community based services          
Other please specify:          

If your local authority has a Local Welfare Assistance Scheme, is feeling domestic violence considered a factor in its awarding criteria?

If yes, between 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 in how many:

Applications was this recorded as a factor  
Awards was this recorded as a factor  
Response: 

Does your local authority have a policy and/or protocol on how to respond to intimate partner abuse for child victims aged 12 to 17

Aged Yes No Don’t know
16 & 17   X  
Under 16   X  

2.Do you collect data in your local area on the number of young people aged 16 or 17 who have experienced abuse within their own intimate partner relationships as set out in  the 2013 Government’s definition of domestic abuse (detailed below)?

“Any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour,  violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are or have been intimate partners or family members regardless of gender or sexuality.”

Yes  
No X
Don’t know  

3.Do you collect data on the number of young people under the age of 16 in your local area who have experienced abuse within their own intimate partner relationship?

Yes  
No X
Don’t know  

Does your local authority commission a specialist service for young people who victims of abuse in intimate partner relationships, eg. Young People’s Violence Adviser or equivalent? (if the answer is no or don’t know please skip to question 8)

Aged Yes No Don’t know
16 & 17   X  
Under 16   X  
Young people until they turn 18 with the option of transitional support   X  

If yes, what is the full time equivalent capacity of that service per week?

n/a

How many children did your young people’s domestic abuse service work with between 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019?

n/a
 

How many 16 and 17 year olds did your young people’s domestic abuse service work with between 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019?

n/a

How many children under the age of 16 years did your young people’s domestic abuse service work with between 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019?

n/a

What other services does your local authority commission locally in addition to specialist services mentioned in response to question 4 to respond to cases of abuse in intimate relationship involving young people?  (Please tick all that apply)

  Victims under the age of 16  Young people who harm under the age of 16  16 & 17 victims  Young people who harm aged 16 and 17  
Refuge services          
Prevention work / awareness raising  X    X    
Helplines (other advice services)          
Drop in services          
Crisis intervention services (if separate to YPVA service)          
Counselling services X   X    
Support groups          
Other community based services          
Other please specify:          

If your local authority has a Local Welfare Assistance Scheme, is feeling domestic violence considered a factor in its awarding criteria?

If yes, between 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 in how many:

Applications was this recorded as a factor n/a
Awards was this recorded as a factor n/a

If your local authority has a Local Welfare Assistance Scheme, is fleeing domestic violence considered a factor in its awarding criteria?

  1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014? 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015? 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016? 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017? 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018?
If yes, how many applications was this recorded as a factor 73 70 48 40 50
If yes, how many awards was this recorded as a factor 43 48 29 24 31

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Request reference:
FOI 9673