Crime Prevention Initiatives

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In The News:

Guardian: Youth crime prevention cuts warning. February 15 2011

Guardian: How will the cuts affect services preventing violence against women? 31 January 2012

Known details:

London Active Planet Reduce youth offending and anti-social behaviour among young people (aged 11-24) through diversionary activities Received £20,550 in 2010/11; cut by £12,843.75 in 2011/12.

London Artefacts Edutainment Reduce youth offending and anti-social behaviour among young people (aged 11-24) through diversionary activities Received £10,421 in 2010/11; cut by £6,513.13 in 2011/12.

Brandon Centre for Counselling & Psychotherapy for Young People Reduce youth offending and anti-social behaviour among young people (aged 11-24) through diversionary activities Received £27,552 in 2010/11; cut by £17,220 in 2011/12.

Canterbury District Watch Canterbury District Watch Ltd operates in partnership with Kent Police and Canterbury City Council to provide a safe and non-threatening environment by reducing crime and disorder, the opportunity for crime, and the fear of crime within town and city centres and the surrounding communities. Received £2,500 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12.

London Catch 22 Reduce the incidence and impact of hate crime thru information campaigns, policy & good practice development work, community cohesion initiatives, & the provision of support services with emphasis on race, faith hate & homophobic crime.  Received £43,893 in 2010/11; cut by £27,433.13 in 2011/12.

London Confidential and Local Mediation Reduce the incidence and impact of hate crime thru information campaigns, policy & good practice development work, community cohesion initiatives, & the provision of support services with emphasis on race, faith hate & homophobic crime. Received £14,803 in 2010/11; cut by £9,251.88 in 2011/12.

Rochdale Crime Concern Funding for youth offending team services. Received £389,000 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12.

Sheffield Crime Reduction Initiatives Provides a range of specialist interventions to support individuals in criminal justice and community settings. Received £478,000 in 2010/11; cut by £53,000 in 2011/12.

Medway Crime Stoppers Crime prevention and solving. Received £5,000 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12.

Wiltshire Crimebeat Scheme that aims to give young people the opportunity to help combat crime. Funding for co-ordinator’s post and administration. Received £3,000 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12.

Central Bedfordshire CSV Peer mentoring – befriending, mentoring – reducing anti-social/offending behaviour. Received £20,150 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12.

London Fairbridge Reduced involvement of young ppl (aged 11-24) in violent crime – with an emphasis on the prevention of involvement in gang culture, knife & gun crime; and reduce youth offending and anti-social behaviour among young people (aged 11-24) through diversionary activities Received a total of £89,108.78 in 2010/11; cut by a total of £55,692.99 in 2011/12.

Medway Hope Ltd Provides support and guidance to help those whose lifestyles have led to offending to rebuild and make a fresh start. Received £106,935.11 in 2010/11; cut by £6,048.19 in 2011/12 following cuts to Supporting People.

Hackney Immediate Theatre Peer led activity with 400 young people to prevent youth crime.

Received £170,083 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12.

Medway People’s Trust Crime prevention in Kent. Received £5,000 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12.

Somerset Langley House Trust Provides resettlement services for ex-offenders. Received £236,638.12 in 2010/11; cut by £16,758.99 in 2011/12 following cuts to Supporting People.

London Action Trust Engagement & involvement of disadvantaged groups that experience high victimisation levels, to reduce crime and its impact; and Sector Specific Second Tier Services to crime reduction services Received a total of £289,587.79 in 2010/11; cut by a total of £91,381.09 in 2011/12.

Bolsover Nacro Works with disadvantaged people, offenders and those at risk of offending to help them find positive alternatives. Received £13,173 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12.

Bolton Nacro Targeted activities linked to young people, crime and anti social behaviour. Received £43,000 in 2010/11; cut by £10,000 in 2011/12.

Sandwell Nacro Works with disadvantaged people, offenders and those at risk of offending to help them find positive alternatives. Received £20,000 in 2010/11; cut by £13,600 in 2011/12 following cuts to Positive Activities for Young People ABG.

London Newham Monitoring Project Reduce the incidence and impact of hate crime thru information campaigns, policy & good practice development work, community cohesion initiatives, & the provision of support services with emphasis on race, faith hate & homophobic crime.  Received £24,094 in 2010/11; cut by £15,058.75 in 2011/12.

London Race on the Agenda Engagement & involvement of disadvantaged groups that experience high victimisation levels, to reduce crime and its impact. Received a total of £214,644 in 2010/11; cut by £48,745.63 in 2011/12.

Birmingham Recre8 Psychology based drama company working with young offenders, those at risk of offending, parents and associated staff. Received £43,500 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12.

Barnsley Remedi Provider of restorative justice services. Funding via Youth Justice Board. Received £178,500 in 2010/11; cut by £28,500 in 2011/12.

Redcar & Cleveland Safe in Tees Valley Independent community safety partnership supporting partnership approaches to tackling crime, anti-social and safety issues. Funding was for a fire station project, and a Junior Youth Inclusion Programme, which works to keep children aged 8-13 and at risk of offending out of trouble. Received £316,000 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12.

Barnsley Society of Voluntary Associates Volunteer mentoring organisation working with those socially and economically disadvantaged. Funding via Youth Justice Board. Received £102,700 in 2010/11; cut by £6,900 in 2011/12.

Somerset Victim Support Provides practical and emotional support to to people of any age who have been affected by crime or who have been called to be a witness in a criminal trial. Received £3,800 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12.

Birmingham Sova Runs projects around youth justice and offender rehabilitation. Received £37,000 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12.

London SOVA London Reduce youth offending and anti-social behaviour among young people (aged 11-24) through diversionary activities Received £36,435 in 2010/11; cut by £22,771.88 in 2011/12.

Birmingham Sports Action Sporting activities for those at risk of offending or truancy. Received £15,000 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12.

London Springboard Bromley Trust Reduce youth offending and anti-social behaviour among young people (aged 11-24) through diversionary activities Received £14,790 in 2010/11; cut by £9,243.75 in 2011/12.

South Cambridgeshire Swavesey NHW Neighbourhood Watch scheme. Received £1,000 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12 due to scrapping of Local Strategic Partnership project grants.

London The Comedy School Reduced involvement of young ppl (aged 11-24) in violent crime – with an emphasis on the prevention of involvement in gang culture, knife & gun crime Received £33,624.75 in 2010/11; cut by £21,015.47 in 2011/12.

London The Monitoring Group Reduce the incidence and impact of hate crime thru information campaigns, policy & good practice development work, community cohesion initiatives, & the provision of support services with emphasis on race, faith hate & homophobic crime. Received £42,163 in 2010/11; cut by £26,351.88 in 2011/12.

London The Peace Alliance Reduce youth offending and anti-social behaviour among young people (aged 11-24) through diversionary activities Received £28,108 in 2010/11; cut by £17,567.50 in 2011/12.

London The Prince’s Trust Reduced involvement of young ppl (aged 11-24) in violent crime – with an emphasis on the prevention of involvement in gang culture, knife & gun crime; and reduce youth offending and anti-social behaviour among young people (aged 11-24) through diversionary activities Received a total of £69,520 in 2010/11; cut by a total of £43,450 in 2011/12.

Barnsley Victim Support Funding cut for Keepsafe project. Received a total of £84,696 in 2010/11; cut by a total of £64,228 in 2011/12 following cuts to Area Based Grants and Home Office funding.

Milton Keynes Victim Support Offers free practical and emotional support to victims of crime, witnesses, their family, friends and anyone else affected. Received £20,000 in 2010/11; cut by £1,000 in 2011/12.

Northamptonshire Victim Support Funding for anti-social behaviour worker. Received £20,000 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12.

Rochdale Victim Support Charity for victims and witnesses of crime in England and Wales. Received £57,593 in 2010/11; cut by £31,943 in 2011/12.

Sheffield Victim Support Charity for victims and witnesses of crime in England and Wales. Received £26,329.38 in 2010/11; cut by £3,949.41 in 2011/12.

Oldham Victim Support and Witness Service Gives free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family, friends and anyone else affected. Received £17,140 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12 following cuts to Area Based Grants.

Hillingdon Victim Support Hillingdon Provides advice and support to victims of crime in the borough. People are referred by police, other agencies or self-referred. Clients are accompanied through the court process if required. Received £12,000 in 2010/11; cut by £2,000 in 2011/12.

London Victim Support Supporting Victims of Crime; engagement & involvement of disadvantaged groups that experience high victimisation levels, to reduce crime and its impact; and 2012 Olympic/Paralympic Games – volunteering Receive a total of £215,909.08 in 2010/11; cut by a total of £134,943.18 in 2011/12.

Redbridge Victim Support Offers free practical and emotional support to victims of crime, witnesses, their family, friends and anyone else affected. Received a total of £70,196 in 2010/11; cut by a total of £6,149 in 2011/12.

Waltham Forest Victim Support Provides practical and emotional support for victims of crime, help with Criminal Injuries Compensation claims, and specialist support for victims of rape and serious sexual assault. Received £54,530 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12.

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