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Project details

Reduction type

Primary prevention, Secondary prevention


Area

Sheffield


Funding amount

£11,730


Purpose

Big Brother Burngreave engage with the young people on the streets or from referrals from other organisations such as social care, support services and schools.  We actively engage in hard-hitting conversations on knife crime to understand it from those most affected.

Quick summary

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.

The young people attend sessions every week for three hours playing football, basketball and multi-sports.  The sessions also include workshops discussing mental health, peer pressure, family and self-development.


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.

The young people attend sessions every week for three hours playing football, basketball and multi-sports.  The sessions also include workshops discussing mental health, peer pressure, family and self-development.

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