In Wigan, the DAAT is embedded within the Building Stronger Communities Partnership which services the wider partnership in tackling crime and disorder.
What does the DAAT do?
- The DAAT ensures that the work of local agencies is brought together effectively and that cross-agency projects are co-ordinated successfully.
- It takes strategic decisions on expenditure and service delivery through the Joint Commissioning Group, within the four aims of the National Drugs Strategy; treatment, young people, communities and supply.
- Commissioning services, including supporting structures
- Monitoring and reporting on performance
- Communicating plans, activities and performance to stakeholders
- Redesign local drug services to ensure they effectively meet client needs.
- Increase the number of substance misusers users accessing treatment
- Improve the quality of treatment provided
- Increase the number of clients that successfully complete treatment.
- Improve access to education, training, and employment opportunities.
- Work with the community to reduce problems of substance misuse.
Partners involved in strategic decision making
- Wigan Council
- NHS Wigan Borough Clinical Commissioning Group
- Greater Manchester Police
- Greater Manchester Probation Service
- Wrightington, Wigan, and Leigh NHS Trust
- Wigan and Leigh Housing
- Wigan & Leigh Magistrates Court
- Crown Prosecution Services
- Youth Offending Team
- Greater Manchester Ambulance Service
Current documents and strategies availble for download