Exploitation | Salford Safeguarding Adults Board


Complex safeguarding is defined by Greater Manchester Police as, 'criminal activity (often organised), or harmful behaviour associated with criminality, involving children, young people and adults with multiple vulnerabilities where there is exploitation, a risk of exploitation and / or a clear or implied safeguarding concern'.

Salford is part of Greater Manchester’s Complex Safeguarding hub and spoke model which is building on existing structures to bring together expertise, knowledge and skills to deliver services in a coordinated way in relation to the following strands of exploitation:

  • Sexual Exploitation
  • Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking (including County Lines)
  • Violent Extremism
  • Honour Based Abuse (including Female Genital Mutilation)
  • Organised Crime Groups / Serious Youth Violence (including Threats to Life)

More information about exploitation of children and the Salford Connect - Action Against Exploitation can be found on the Salford Safeguarding Children's Partnership website.

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