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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Mums United

This project aims to tackle youth violence and child drug exploitation.

Unity Gym Project

To offer an adaptive package of preventive and diverse youth work to engage young people on how to respond to conflict, violent incidents and anti-social behaviour. 

Sheffield Roma Network

To work with those experiencing domestic violence, assisting people to escape from dangerous situations, and providing advice sessions to people which will hopefully prevent violence as a result.

Adwick Warriors Junior Football Club

To help vulnerable children and adults in the surrounding area.

Rotherham Samaritans

To continue to maintain their service to vulnerable people while providing PPE for volunteers to keep them safe.

Aspiring 2 CIC

The funding enabled the learning centre to put appropriate COVID safety measures in place so they can continue to deliver their service, where the help people suffering from homelessness, mental health and/or domestic violence.

Barnsley Foodbank

To provide food parcels to those who qualify within the borough of Barnsley.