Violence Reduction Fund
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.
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Organised Crime Group Partnership Coordinator – South Yorkshire Police – Rotherham District
This work aims to develop a cohesive approach to better understand Serious and Organised Crime to be able to develop and deliver targeted interventions aimed at disrupting those involved in and responsible for such crime.
Mediation Sheffield (MESH)
StreetTalk is a project to prevent extremist behaviour including racism and hate crime.
Aspire Pupil Referral Unit
28 young people aged 13-16 years that have identified links with crime, drug use and grooming attended activities about the reality and dangers associated with knife crime, county lines, guns and crime.
Rotherham United Community Sports Trust and Rotherham Muslim Community Forum
The project See the Light aimed to engage with vulnerable young people at risk of offending due to their personal circumstances and young people who the school have identified as vulnerable and disengaged.
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.