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Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA)
DVA services for all victims over the age of 16 years, male and female and those in same sex relationships.
Compass Youth Crime Prevention Service
Contributes towards a youth crime prevention service for 8-17 year olds which operates within the Youth Offending Service.
Young People's Substance Misuse Service
Young people's substance misuse service is part of the wider DHI substance misuse service for under 18 year olds in Bath and North East Somerset.
Grant contribution for the Police Community Support Officer shortfall
Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) - Domestic Homicide Review (DHR) costs
Supporting vulnerable victims
Pooled budget for domestic abuse support services including the Independent Domestic Abuse Advocacy Service and children’s worker. In North Somerset, these services are currently provided by Chapter 1.
Tackling crime types and locations where there are particular concerns (and opportunities)
Contribution to the One Team work. The Weston-super-Mare Purple Flag accreditation has recently been successfully renewed and North Somerset has also been included in the second phase of the Home Office Local Alcohol Action Area programme. Our One Team work in the Bournville and Oldmixon area is progressing and a number of external funding opportunities are being pursued. The Police and Crime grant will contribute to these work areas and in line with the priority identified in our joint Community Safety Plan to other crime types and locations where concerns and opportunities arise.
Young people's Substance Advice Service
This services enables the delivery of interventions to young people involved in substance misuse – to reduce and stop risky activity. The service is provided by the North Somerset Youth Offending Service.
Youth Inclusion Support Project
This service enables the delivery of interventions to young people who have committed offending or anti-social behaviour who have not been through the criminal justice system. The service is provided by the North Somerset Youth Offending Service.
Continuing project essential for supporting high risk of harm and high risk of reoffending offenders:• To create capacity of 20 beds within small units of small of community based accommodation with flexible support• To support this group with move –on to ensure capacity is maintained• To support the effective rehabilitation through engagement with Positive Lives• To develop new models of wrap around support and skill development• To increase the number of clients achieving permanent accommodation • To develop services for and with vulnerable women
To provide preventative and targeted support to young people who are at risk of sexual exploitation and/or criminal exploitation including those who have gone missing or run away from home. Focus on the ‘push’ factors such as abuse, bullying or family conflict and the ‘pull’ factors like grooming in order to quickly and effectively combat the underlying causes of running away and prevent problems escalating.
One Team Project
Two-part project to facilitate two main objectives:1. Assist the Safer Somerset Partnership in quality assurance of One Teams over the next 12 months2. Embed consistency of standards where required whilst ensuring the continuation of locally led teams3. Assist the Mendip team transform from a ‘virtual’ to a face to face meeting structure by adding some coordination resource
Vulnerability Pathways - Systems Review
A one off system review, independently chaired, designed to consider the various vulnerability pathways in Somerset and assess areas for change and improvement.
The aims of SHE are to :
Anti-Social Behaviour Support Service
Project supports lower level ASB victims who do not match the criteria within the victim’s code of practice for an enhanced service, or do not have the confidence to self-refer.
Towards Freedom Programme
Involves group work to support women who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse. The programme runs hot-spots that match those identified in the latest Strategic Assessment of Crime and Disorder.
Complex Needs IDVA
Specialising in victims from BME backgrounds, and in complex needs.
Youth Offending Team
Funding to support the delivery of South Gloucestershire's Youth Offending Team (YOT) core services - working with identified young offenders to reduce both the prevalence and the severity of re-offending.