Stronger Safer Communities Reserve: round two projectsThe Stronger Safer Communities Reserve round two projects are summarised below.
Provide a records bag, scan wallet and postnatal records wallet for all pregnant women using Barnsley maternity services. Key messages will include Smoke Free Homes; Sleep Safe & Safety in the Home. Builds on successful Round 1 bid
Arts based project working with vulnerable people with mental & physical health /disabilities at supported living centres. Using stop motion animation film making to teach fire and home safety skills.
|Business Fire Safety Project|
Project team to reduce call outs to commercial & industrial business premises. Awareness campaign, workplace fire safety ambassadors & a business fire safety app.
Set up a group of peer educator volunteers in fire safety, accident prevention and mentoring who will then deliver workshops to friends, families and peers.
|Dementia Action Alliance|
Work to support people living with dementia & their carers. Recruitment of staff tem to develop the project across South Yorkshire.
|Edlington Community Organisation|
Safety and wellbeing programme using pop up community safety stations to provide information and advice about fire and personal safety, including older people at risk of slips trips and falls.
|EngAge and Be Safer – Age UK Rotherham & Barnsley |
Reduce risks of fires at home by older people as part of Age UK Rotherham routine home visits, by increasing capacity in existing assessment teams.
|Fakes Cause Fires|
To produce additional Fakes Cause Fires materials in English and in other community languages to carry on the campaign funded in Round 1
|Pitsmoor Adventure Playground|
Out of school activities for children age 5 – 13 working with families form hard to reach diverse communities. Activities include awareness raising around road safety.
|Prince’s Trust Team Barnsley|
12 week personal development programme for 16-25 year olds not in full time education, work or training in partnership with Barnsley College. Based at Barnsley Fire Station.
|Prince’s Trust XL Clubs |
Expansion of PT programme in South Yorkshire provides personal development for young people delivered in partnership with schools. – 3 new clubs in Sept 2015 & 4 new clubs in Sept 2016
|Salvation Army Film Project|
Youth engagement, diversionary work targeting Woodhouse & Handsworth using workshops to engage youngsters to work together on a media project looking at life choices and share their own experiences. The aim is to re-engage with education & develop skills and self-confidence etc.
|Salvation Army Dark Nights Project|
Youth engagement with young people from the Badger & Severnside estates where there is a lack of provision. SYFRS provide input around fire safety, consequences of arson, road safety & the impact of hoax calls.
|The Real Junk Food Project Doncaster|
Social cohesion project working with people at the sharpest end of austerity, homeless, young people leaving care, people with mental health problems, sex workers; providing healthy food, education, volunteering and signposting & support including stay safe advice.
|Sleep Safely South Yorkshire|
Roll out of Round 1 ‘Barnsley Babies’ Specialist midwives at Barnsley Hospital have worked with their colleagues in other districts to provide a room thermometer with safety messages to all pregnant women using South Yorkshire maternity services
|South Sheffield Volunteer Fire Wardens/Buddies Scheme|
Recruitment and training of volunteer fire wardens to visit the homes of older isolated residents in Gleadless Valley, Lowedges, Batemoor & Jordanthorpe.
|Speakup – Safety Circles|
Build on a successful Round 1 project working with adults with autism and learning disabilities. Focus on road safety, and production of accessible information
Fitting a residential fire sprinkler system in a 20 bed residential project that provides accommodation, Life skills & basic welfare training &support for adults with chaotic lives who have fallen through every other safety net.
Fire sprinkler systems in 2 hostels for male asylum seekers. High risk residents with a wide range of communication barriers and socialisation issues.
High turnover adds to the risk – the project also provides reassurance to the community generally.