Dudley Safeguarding People Partnership and partners in Dudley are committed to protecting adults from all types of exploitation.
The West Midlands regional definition of adult exploitation is:
An individual or group takes advantage of an imbalance of power to coerce, control, manipulate or deceive a person and exploits them:
- through violence or the threat of violence, and/or
- for financial or other advantage of the perpetrator or facilitator and/or
- in exchange for something the victim needs or wants.
DSPP have have produced an Adults Exploitation Strategy, this is available to view below:
To make a referral please complete the Online Safeguarding alert / referral form or contact 0300 555 0055
Modern slavery, human trafficking and exploitation are hidden crimes that can affect anybody. Victims and potential victims can be of any age, gender or nationality including UK citizens.
Below is a Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking and Exploitation Referral Pathway to be used by all agencies in Dudley:
For information on training and further learning briefings around exploitation please visit the Learning Zone section of our website