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SSCR Sheffield

Stronger Safer Communities Reserve: Sheffield

The Stronger Safer Communities Reserve has helped make local people safer through a number of projects in Sheffield. These are summarised below.

ProjectOrganisationProject Summary
The HoodThe Hood Boxing ClubSupport for a new boxing/sports club on the Manor Estate Sheffield. SSCR funding will enable the gym to develop and work with more disadvantaged young people. The project works with young people who are at risk of getting involved in anti-social behaviour because of a lack of positive activities and role models.
Crookes Community BookletCrookes ForumTargets most vulnerable residents – elderly, socially isolated.
Connects residents with groups, activities and sources of support. Local information booklet will include fire prevention and fire risk messages
East Wing ProjectEmmaus SheffieldProject targets former homeless, vulnerable high-risk people with complex needs who SYFR need to engage with to prevent fire risk when they move into their own tenancies.
Fire Safety Through PlayPitsmoor Adventure PlaygroundDelivery of interactive fire safety days with families from Roma, Slovak Yemini & Somali.
Hard to reach groups at higher risk of fire in the home.
Currently have 50 children & parents using the facility
Film ProjectSalvation ArmyYouth 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.
Dark NightsSalvation ArmyYouth 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.
South Sheffield Volunteer Fire WardensRecruitment and training of volunteer fire wardens to visit the homes of older isolated residents in Gleadless Valley, Lowedges, Batemoor & Jordanthorpe.
Sprinkler InstallationSt WilfridsFitting 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.
After school activitiesPitsmoor Adventure PlaygroundOut of school activities for children age 5 – 13 working with families from hard to reach diverse communities. Activities include awareness raising around road safety.

This content was last updated on October 04th, 2016