Pan-Sussex Strategy for Domestic Abuse Accommodation and Support 2021-2024

Strategic priorities

The findings of the needs assessment shaped six strategic priorities to ensure that Sussex local authorities will improve provisions for victims/survivors of domestic abuse.

Consistent and Collaborative

Promoting partnership working and co-production with survivors to ensure consistent support across Sussex.

Diverse and Appropriate

Providing a wide range of appropriate safe accommodation and support options

Accessible and Inclusive

Ensuring services are accessible to all victims/survivors and meet the specific needs of those with the full range of protected characteristics

Responsive to Multiple Disadvantages

Establishing specialist provision to support victim/survivors with specific needs, including multiple complex needs


Empowering victims/survivors to remain in their own homes through choices and where safe to do so


Embedding trauma-informed practice in services and processes through training and specialist knowledge