The violence reduction fund allows us to award funding to community based projects which play an important role in the fight to reduce crime.
Community groups from Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield have all been successful in the first round of the South Yorkshire Violence Reduction Fund, with some covering the whole of South Yorkshire.
The Domestic Violence Prevention Fund is now open for applications. To find out more information and how to apply see here.
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A pilot scheme tasking professional youth workers to help prevent vulnerable young people from going missing is underway in Sheffield.
Clifton Learning Partnership
A community group in Eastwood, Rotherham is providing targeted sessions for young people to encourage them to make positive choices. Clifton Learning Partnership are providing a dedicated support package to young people form the age of 11-years to 17-years with funding from the South Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit.
Haven and IDAS
The South Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit is funding a schools based initiative that aims to tackle domestic abuse across Barnsley and Sheffield.
RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity
RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity, has received a significant funding boost of over £16,000 from South Yorkshire Violence Reduction Fund, to support its successful Project Nova scheme.
The Exodus Project
The Exodus Project have been awarded funding from the South Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit to open two new clubs in Barnsley to work with young people to steer them away from destructive lifestyle choices.
Big Brother Burngreave
Big Brother Burngreave in Sheffield have received funding from the South Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit to provide a mentoring scheme aimed at supporting young people aged between 12 to 20-years old.
Fresh Woodhouse Youth Club
FRESH Woodhouse have received £6,510 from the South Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit to deliver provision with children young people and families within the local community.
Maan Somali Mental Health Association
Maan Somali Mental Health Sheffield have received £18,596 funding from the South Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit.
Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council
The grant enabled the organisation to purchase additional re-deployable CCTV cameras to meet ever increasing demands to tackle anti-social behaviour in communities.