Violence Reduction Fund 2023

The South Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit has awarded funding to community groups supporting young people.

Groups from across Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield have received funding from the Violence Reduction Fund to support initiatives and projects aimed at preventing young people from becoming involved in violence.

To read about each of the successful recipients and their projects, click here.

Successful fund recipients

Fund recipients

Recipient Project Funding amount
Roundabout’s Rapid Rehousing Service £20,000
Always An Alternative
Victims' Voices £19,785
Rush House
Rush to wellness £16,895
Young Women’s Housing Project (YWHP)
Young Women's Housing Project (YWHP) £14,795
Together Women
Escape the Trap £12,860
Worth Unlimited
‘Positive Pathways’ Early Intervention project £17,112
Rotherham United Community Trust (RUST)
Make the right choices £19,630
Educational Learning Support Hub (ELSH)
Training & Skills - Coach Clubs £15,787
Ad Astra Barnsley
High Green Development Trust
High Green Futures £12,595
Rotherham Foster Carers Association
RFCA hub club and forest school £4,120
Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA)
Resilience building for young women, young mothers and girls £19,996
Football Unites Racism Divides Educational Trust (FURD)
Youth Together £19,440
Roshni Sheffield Asian Women’s Resource Centre
Diya Project £13,138
People Focused Group
Extension and further implementation of Freedom Programme £17,775
Edlington Hill Top Centre Associates
Supporting Young People Project £19,273
Redfearns Junior Football Club
Junior Football £6,637
Early Intervention Coaching Programme £20,000
Barnsley Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Services (BSARCS)
Children’s Therapeutic Wellbeing Service £19,800
Dinnington Community Boxing Group
Young people’s boxing – ‘Talk n train’ £20,000