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Community safety services fund 2016/17

Knaresborough Community Centre Management Committee – STARC Project

£6,370 funding awarded

The STARC (Safer Targeted Activities Reducing Crime) project promotes the Knaresborough Commmunity Centre as a focal point that provides information and activities that helps people avoid falling into crime or anti-social behaviour.

Northallerton Street Angels

£4,480 funding awarded

Street Angels are a team of around 40 volunteers from the local churches and the wider community, coordinated by the New Life Baptist Church, who go out into the town on a Friday and Saturday night between 9pm-2am to offer help to anyone who may be vulnerable.

The Clock – Discovery Programme

£6,507 funding awarded

The Clock in Thirsk provides a range of programmes including activities, learning opportunities and support to help people reach their full potential. It provides tailored packages to support young people at a critical time in their lives, as they make the difficult transition into adulthood.

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service – Life Scheme

£20,000 funding awarded

The Local Intervention Fire Education (LIFE) Scheme runs five-day courses for young people aged 12 to 19 as a way to encourage them to adopt new values, learn about the consequences of anti-social behaviour and work co-operatively with others.

Scarborough Safe Haven

£9,900 funding awarded

Street Angels are a team of volunteers who are working to create a ‘Safe Haven’ within Scarborough town at night. They aim to protect vulnerable people who are frightened or have been assaulted at night, offering them a safe place as well as acting as a resource to the emergency services.

YMCA Richmond – Be Safe Be Sound Project

£9,334 funding awarded

YMCA Richmond enables vulnerable and disadvantaged people achieve their potential by providing supported housing and by engaging young people in positive activities so they have the confidence and skills to participate fully in society.

Thirsk, Sowerby & District Care Association – Catalyst Women’s Support Service

£4,293.20 funding awarded

Thirsk Community Care has been delivering the Catalyst Service which provides one to one support to women who are at risk of becoming involved in crime, victims of crime including sexual abuse, domestic violence, or who are ex-offenders, for five years.

York Mind AScK (Affirmation, Self-compassion and Knowledge) project 

£9,016 funding awarded

The AScK project delivers bespoke mental health and behavioural awareness workshops in York and Selby, to victims of crime, or those at risk of becoming victims of crime, due to mental ill-health and individuals who are at risk of offending or re-offending.

The workshops will be a combination of expert mental health awareness, alternatives to violence training and peer interventions and is aimed at the next stage of an individual’s recovery and rehabilitation.

For further information, please contact Rosanna Andrews at York Mind:  www.yorkmind.org.uk

Street Angels Scarborough

£9,999.85 funding awarded

The Street Angels community project enables people in the night time economy to be safe and feel safe.  The Street Angels support vulnerable people to be safe on the streets of Scarborough on Friday and Saturday nights, by being a valued and welcome presence to prevent situations from escalating.

Street Angels aim to see a reduction in violent crime, anti-social behaviour and in the fear of crime.  Street Angels operate from 22:00 – 02:30 (and later if needed) on Friday and Saturday nights.

For further information, please contact Paul Abell at Kingdom Faith:  http://www.kingdomfaith.com/Yorkshire/StreetAngels.aspx

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue LIFE (Local Intervention Fire Education) project

Awarded the funding for delivery of 6 targeted courses across North Yorkshire and York during 2017

The Local Intervention Fire Education (LIFE) project, delivered by NYFRS is a five-day course, targeted at young people aged 12 to 19 at risk of offending or anti-social behaviour.

The LIFE project is delivered on a county-wide basis by trained Fire Officers, and referrals will be targeted via Community Safety Local Delivery Teams and Youth Justice services. Through a range of structured, focussed, team building activities, young people are learn about the consequences of anti-social behaviour and how work co-operatively with others, with the aim of preventing further risk-taking behaviour and increasing resilience.