The Domestic Abuse Support Team (DAST) work to understand the needs and wishes of the individual and develop appropriate support and safety plans.
We offer help with issues around home security where appropriate, accessing benefits and signposting or referral to specialist services. DAST also offer drop-in services in partnership with other specialist services across the county.
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WHAT DO WE DO?
Work in a trauma informed way to understand the needs and wishes of the individual
Develop appropriate support and safety plans
Work in partnership with other agencies supporting clients
Support people to remain safely in own home where appropriate
Source accommodation suited to client’s financial means, safety needs and individual requirements
Support to get additional home security where required
Assess financial capability & support with accessing relevant benefits
Signpost to specialist support (legal/ mental health/ drug & alcohol etc.), advocating where required
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