Stronger Safer Communities Reserve: round three projectsThe Stronger Safer Communities Reserve round three projects are summarised below:
|Safer Futures – Supporting Young People – JADE Youth and Community Centre
The project aims to target young people from Dinnington and surrounding areas to provide a programme of engagement and learning that will address issues relating to young people and community safety. Historical problems in the area include drug and alcohol use, driving stolen or unsafe cars, youth nuisance including arson, burglary, sexual offences, and violence.
|All Safe – Project Buzz
Delivery of a programme in water safety and home fire safety to BME, Asylum seekers, refuges, youths, children and vulnerable older people. Multicultural resources and SEN resources will also be developed to supplement and support the outreach work of SYFR.
|Community Safety at Pitsmoor Adventure Playground
The project will work with disadvantaged children and families in the Burngreave ward of Sheffield to improve their knowledge and awareness of factors impacting community safety; to develop safety behaviours and practical skills amongst young people and to engage them with the work of SYFR and related agencies in order to promote appropriate use of their services.
|Sheffield Mind Magpies – Sheffield MIND
The project will work with vulnerable people who have difficulties associated with hoarding. Vulnerable people will receive 1-1 support for 12 months to make positive changes to their behaviours, in order to manage their lives and their accommodation.
|Slipper Swap – Edlington Community Organisation
The project will deliver a 2 year pop up slipper swap project across South Yorkshire in particular Doncaster, Rotherham, and Barnsley. The pop up community stations will also allow older people to receive further support and information around fire safety and wellbeing.
|Doncaster, Rotherham and Barnsley
|Engage, Educate and Encourage: Addressing the Vulnerability of Homeless Young People in Barnsley - Centrepoint
The project will support homeless young people aged 16-25. Through engagement, education and encouragement young people will have the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills to lead a safe independent life.
|Safe Rider – Safer Roads Partnership
The project aims to engage with young riders (aged 16-24 years) of mopeds and motorcycles in a bid to encourage them to become safer riders via a series of education, training, and publicity initiatives. The project will also produce a new Virtual Reality film around motorcycle safety.
|Preventing Water-related incidents and drowning across South Yorkshire - RLSS
The project will address water safety and drowning prevention across South Yorkshire – with the ultimate aim to reduce the number of water-related incidents and accidental drowning across South Yorkshire.
|Adams Ark Water Safety Training and Action
Adams Ark is a residential canal boat. The vessel allows young people to develop knowledge and skills in a experimental learning environment.
|We’re all neighbours, let’s b:Friend
Delivery of a 1:1 befriending support to socially isolated older neighbours across South Yorkshire. The project will focus on the development id a digital befriending platform which can be used by various agencies and community member to pair volunteer befrienders with lonely older people living nearby. The befriending will be free of charge.
|Safe and Well Ambassadors – Northern College
This project will make creative use of the legacy work produced by SYFRs previously funded work to create a Safe and Well package aimed at adults. The project will allow ambassador a level 1 qualification on volunteering. A positive approach to vulnerability ‘Breaking down Barriers’ course will also be developed.
|Handsworth Engagement Hub – Woodhouse and District Community Forum
The project is designed to engage with children and young people who would not normally engage with organisations and services. The key is to provide space for young people they can use and feel ownership for, and that rather than hosting activities in established and traditional community spaces; partners can use this space a hub for more informal community engagement.
|Migrant and BME Fire Safety Visiting – Firvale Community Hub
The project aims to improve awareness of fire hazards in the home and behaviours that promote or reduce fire safety. The project will work with recent migrants from eastern Europe, especially Roma-Slovak families.
|Safer Together – ZEST
To improve awareness of priority community safety issues and raise confidence and aspiration amongst excluded communities in Inner City Sheffield. This will achieved through developing complimentary programme and projects related to general safety, safety awareness, accident prevention, and reduction of risks associated with health and social issues.
|Vision 20:20 – Burton Street
2 Year programme with a vision to improve health and wellbeing for people with learning disabilities and or difficulties in Sheffield.
|Homestart South Yorkshire
Supporting vulnerable families through parenting advice, practical help and emotional support