Vulnerable Children’s Charities Funding
Funding provided by the Home Office to the South Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit is being channelled in to community organisations across South Yorkshire to help with support needs after the coronavirus lockdown.
The funding is being directed to smaller charities and community groups within the county for support to children and young people, to ensure they can resume their activities after the coronavirus pandemic.
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Edlington Community Organisation
To provide social packs to vulnerable children in Doncaster, to reduce stress on families to entertain their children.
Highwoods Community Base
The funding helped enable an intensive clean of the centre as well as purchasing PPE in order to be in line with Coronavirus rules to allow for their reopening in August 2020.
Treeton Community Centre
To have a an outdoor classroom as a safe space for activities and learning to continue as normal as well as following COVID guidelines, in addition to allow for all year use for children.
Angleton Youth Club
To reduce the risk of special educational needs children being involved or have potential to be recruited and groomed into gangs or other criminal activity.
Big Brother Burngreave
To help children stay off the streets and use their time to engage in sports activities to keep active.
Darnall Football Academy
Safe football coaching sessions for individuals took place and young adults and children from the local area benefitted from this.
The ISRAAC Somali Community Association
To create a safe environment for centre users especially during this difficult time.
This project aims to tackle youth violence and child drug exploitation.