9. Agencies to assist children and young people
This section gives an overview of the agencies that can provide assistance to children and young people experiencing domestic violence either as a witness or in their own relationships. It will also cover issues relating to child contact. It includes a range of agencies and organisations as follows:
Section 4 - contains information about the impact of domestic violence on children and young people and also information about young people who experience it in their own teenage relationships.
Section 10.2 - which contains more information about making the links between perpetrators and children in service provision.
We also recommend reading:
Children Act 1989
Family Law Act 1996
Adoption and Children Act 2002
Children and Adoption Act 2006
Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007