The South Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit has awarded funding to organisations to work on new projects aimed at preventing domestic abuse in South Yorkshire.


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Haven is delivering a whole school approach programme aimed at primary schools across Sheffield to challenge the existing 'Bystander' culture that exists in schools and society to raise awareness of healthy, cohesive and positive relationships. In addition helping children make positive choices and informing them on where they can seek help and support.


In2Change will offer a course to young people who already attend, to partake in alternative education, all of whom are already involved in or at high risk of violent behaviour.

Sheffield Womens Aid

To break the cycle of abuse for children living at the refuge and offer intense family support.

Changing Lives

This project will deliver a bespoke programme for women who have experienced/are at high risk of domestic abuse but have not been equipped by society to identify it.

Together Women

A targeted intervention aimed at marginalised young women and girls aged between 14 and 19 that have been exposed to different forms of trauma, in a gender specific environment.

Thinking Big

Mental ill-health has an association with being a victim of domestic abuse and it is a risk factor for abuse perpetration. This mental health project provides training, qualifications, reflective activities and learning events for young people aged 14+ and for the workforce/volunteers who support them.

YWCA Yorkshire

Two programmes providing targeted interventions aimed at supporting women who are experiencing or vulnerable to domestic or teenage relationship abuse.

Rotherham Rise

A support programme aimed at children and young people who are affected by domestic abuse. In addition there are awareness raising programmes that are aimed at young people who may come into contact with victims of domestic abuse, or are directly affected themselves.


Domestic violence is a serious and longstanding issue that has affected the lives of many Roma children and young people, so this project aims to support those young people across Doncaster, as well as helping them to understand what abuse is and how to challenge it.