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

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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:

  • the 'Third Sector'
  • Faith groups
  • West Midlands Police
  • City of Wolverhampton Council
  • Walsall Council
  • DWP (Department for Work and Pensions)
  • Hope For Justice
  • Barnados
  • Black Country Women’s Aid

WASP has 3 main aims:

  1. Raising grassroots awareness
  2. Increasing support for victims
  3. Sharing intelligence and concerns about Modern Slavery