We are currently Acting-Chair of one of the Black Country’s multiagency Anti-Slavery partnerships - Wolverhampton and Walsall Anti-Slavery Partnership

3094 A30 F 064 E 45 B3 B299 2 D1 B039 ADCFA

The overarching aim of WASP is to identify and support victims of modern slavery in a multi-agency and collaborative way, and to identify and seek to bring offenders to justice.

The Partnership includes practitioners from:

    • Department for Work and Pensions
    • Home Office - Immigration
    • My Gateway to Freedom
    • Black Country Women’s Aid
    • Changing Lives
    • Transforming Communities Together
    • Walsall NHS
    • P3
    • Red Cross
    • Private Sector Housing
    • The Staffing Group
    • GLAA
    • Victim Support
    • Barnardos
    • West Midlands Fire Service
    • The Haven
    • Refugee and Migrant Centre
    • West Midlands Police – Walsall Partnerships
    • West Midlands Police – Wolverhampton Partnerships
    • Access to Business
    • Bilston Soroptimists
    • Walsall MBC (Public Health and Community Safety Teams)
    • The Salvation Army
    • West Midlands Anti-Slavery Network

WASP has 3 main aims:

    1) Raising grassroots awareness

    2) Increased understanding of support available for victims

    3) Sharing information, key themes and trends around modern slavery