Issue details

Commissioning of refuge accommodation for victims of domestic abuse

Approval to commission refuge provision for victims of domestic abuse in Peterborough as part of a joint commissioning process with Cambridgeshire County Council including provision in Cambridgeshire. This is from April 2022.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/07/2021

Decision due: 29 Sep 2021 by Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Housing, Culture and Communities

Lead director: Executive Director People Services PCC & CCC

Department: People Services

Contact: Julia Cullum, Email:, 07789510672.

Consultation process

A safe accommodation needs assessment is currently taking place as part of the Local Authority's statutory duty to provide safe accommodation for victims of domestic abuse. This has involved partner agencies and services across Peterborough and Cambridgeshire. 

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Communities Scrutiny Committee