Issue details

Decision to make a direct award of a contract for domestic abuse services

To approve the direct award of a contract for domestic abuse services to West Mercia Women's Aid.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/05/2021

Decision due: 24 June 2021 by Assistant Director All Ages Commissioning

Lead member: Cabinet member health and adult wellbeing

Lead director: Assistant Director All Ages Commissioning

Department: Adults and Communities

Contact: Danielle Mussell, Commissioning officer Email: Danielle.Mussell@herefordshire.gov.uk Tel: 01432 260815.

Consultees

Manager of Herefordshire the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub and Domestic Abuse Hub
Manager of Early Help, Childrens Services
Lead Commissioner - West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner
Detective Chief Inspector (Chair of Domestic ABuse Delivery Group), West Mercia Police
Chief Executive and County Manager, West Mercia Women's Aid
Community Cohesion Officer, Herefordshire Council
Worcestershire Male Victim Domestic Abuse Support Service - Service users, Support worker and Manager
Officers from Herefordshire's Housing Solutions Team and Herefordshire Council's Strategic Housing Team
Regional Lead for the Domestic Abuse Commissioner's Office

Stakeholders have been consulted on how domestic abuse victims can be identified sooner and provided with opportunities to access support. This includes a specific focus on victims with specific characteristics who are under-represented in accessing existing domestic abuse support services.



Documents

  • Decision to make a direct award of a contract for domestic abuse services