Winchester Community Safety Partnership

Neighbourhood Services Team van

The Community Safety Partnership has a membership made up of Public, Private and Voluntary sectors.
There are six Partners within the partnership who have a statutory duty to deliver on the Crime & Disorder Act 1998.They are:

  • Hampshire County Council
  • Hampshire Constabulary
  • Winchester City Council
  • Hampshire Fire Authority
  • West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
  • Hampshire Probation Trust

The current membership of the wider Community Safety Partnership includes:

  • Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service
  • HMP Winchester
  • The Voluntary Sector
  • Hampshire Youth Offending Team (YOT)
  • Housing Providers
  • Domestic Abuse & Violence Forum
  • Drug & Alcohol Support services
  • Drop in support services
  • Victim Support
  • Youth & Community Groups

The Community Safety Partnership is accountable to central Government who are the managers for Home Office Legislation and the Local Strategic Partnership (LSP).
The Local Strategic Partnership is the parent group to which the Community Safety Partnership is accountable at a local level. 

This section aims to provide information on the overall make up of Winchester Community Safety Partnership (WCSP) and its working practices.

The Strategic Group signs up to a Partnership Agreement that outlines the management and operation of the group. Every two years the Strategic Group reviews their agreement and amends the document to ensure the agreement aligns with any central or local changes.