Bedfordshire Domestic Abuse Partnership

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Bedfordshire Domestic Abuse Partnership

Welcome to the Bedfordshire Domestic Abuse Partnership (BDAP).  The Partnership brings together key agencies across Bedfordshire to raise awareness, to deliver services and to work together to improve our local response to domestic abuse.

At BDAP we work closely with local authorities and other agencies to provide services in the local area, we deliver a two-tier training programme for professionals who work with those affected by domestic abuse and we strive to bring all those agencies working locally together to ensure a coordinated response to domestic abuse.   BDAP also coordinates the monthly Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARAC) and the Domestic Abuse Champion Scheme in both Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire

Survivor's Support

If you are the survivor of domestic abuse or a current victim, there are services throughout Bedfordshire to help you.

Training

Find out more about our training programme and book your place online.

MARAC

Find out more about the Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference

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Domestic abuse can have a huge impact on victims’ physical and mental health. It can cause depression, anxiety and other mental health disorders and lead to sleep disturbances, self-harm, suicide or attempted suicide, eating disorders and substance misuse. Breaking the cycle can seem impossible, but help is at hand. Visit bedsdv.org.uk/get-help/ for a list of local and national support services. #16Days

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We are appealing for information after a the body of a woman was found near Long Meadow, Houghton Regis, on Tuesday (12 September). At approximately 3.49pm, police received a call from a member of the public reporting that they had found a body in undergrowth. The body has since been identified as Sharon Fade, 45, from Houghton Regis. Her family have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers. Officers are now keen to hear from anyone who saw Sharon in the days before her body was found. She was last seen wearing light coloured leggings with a dark pattern, a light coloured t-shirt, a black leather jacket and blue, red and white Nike trainers. She may also have been carrying a black Nike shoulder bag. Anyone with any information is asked to call 101 quoting Operation Packet. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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