London Borough of Bexley 5-year Domestic Abuse Strategy

Local people were asked to share their views on Bexley’s five-year strategy to reduce domestic abuse and its harmful impact on victims, their families and the wider community. Following consultation London Borough of Bexley have now published their five-year domestic abuse strategy:

Bexley Domestic Abuse Strategy 2021-2026 PDF Download

As part of the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 the London Borough of Bexley has published its Needs Assessment:

A11 – LBBNA Final Report – DRAFT Ver003.PDF Download

Statutory Duties

  • Tier 1 (GLA) to conduct needs assessment to inform strategy of DA Local Partnership Board.
  • Full needs assessment required minimum 3 yearly with annual refresh.
  • Tier 2 (London Borough of Bexley) must comply with requests to cooperate from Tier 1.
  • Provide advice, guidance, and knowledge on the local area to support in the completion of the needs assessment.
  • Contribute to the development of a local strategy based on needs assessment.
  • Pass on relevant data to Tier 1 for monitoring, evaluation and reporting purposes.

London Borough of Bexley (LBB) must understand the extent to which it is meeting/not meeting the needs of DA victims/survivors (V/S) in its area.