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Project details

Reduction type

Primary prevention, Secondary prevention


Area

Sheffield


Funding amount

£12,860


Purpose

The initiative will be targeted at marginalised young women and girls, vulnerable to teenage and early adulthood relationship abuse, aged 13-21 (up to 25 for those with Special Educational Needs), in a gender-specific, trauma-informed, safe environment.

Quick summary

The initiative will be targeted at marginalised young women and girls.


The initiative will be targeted at marginalised young women and girls, vulnerable to teenage and early adulthood relationship abuse, aged 13-21 (up to 25 for those with Special Educational Needs), in a gender-specific, trauma-informed, safe environment.

They will support those who are:

  • young women and girls who are leaving residential care and are supported by the Staying Close, Staying Connected project
  • young women identified as being at risk of VAWG by Nacro Vocational College’s Manager and by Sheffield City College’s safeguarding officers
  • young women and girls who have become socially isolated because of exclusion from mainstream education/attending alternative education provision, some of whom present with Special Educational Needs
  • young women and girls identified as being at risk of sexual and/or criminal exploitation by the Sheffield Child Exploitation Service (The Amber Project)
  • young women and girls who have become marginalised due to poverty
  • young women who are experiencing problems with drugs and alcohol
  • young women whose parents/carers/guardians have been involved in criminal justice

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