Community safety in Newcastle is coordinated by the Safe Newcastle partnership. Safegurding adults is clearly linked to many of the policies, procedures and initiatives led by Safe Newcastle. On occasion, there are specific procedures in place relating to safeguarding adults and community safety.
Newcastle Safeguarding Adults Board have a policy and procedure relating to vulnerable adults who may be subject to Forced Marriage or Honour Based Violence. (pdf 1515kb)
Hate crime involves any criminal offence which is perceived, by the victim or any other person, to be motivated by hostility or prejudice based on a personal characteristic. The definition covers five main strands, in particular - disability, gender-identity, race, religion or faith and sexual orientation. Hate crime in Newcastle can be reported to ARCH (0800 032 32 88) or to Northumbria Police (101). Find out more information about hate crime.
MARAC is a fortnightly conference led by the Police. The conference considers high risk domestic violence cases.
The aims of MARAC are:
Regular meetings are held between Northumbria Police, Northumbria Probation Trust, prison services and other partners to manage violent and sexual offenders and protect the public. For more information about MAPPA in the Northumbria area please visit the Northumbria Probation Trust website.
Safe Newcastle, the Newcastle Safeguarding Adults Board and Newcastle Safeguarding Children's Board have worked together on a framework to address concerns about people who may be radicalised to extreme views.
Prevent Framework (pdf 5MB)
Prevent Framework (brief version)
This protocol has been designed to assist people working with drug and alcohol users make appropriate referrals into the safeguarding adults process (or other appropriate risk management processes).
Page last updated: 14 May, 2013