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Grants awarded by the PCC for 2018-2020

Police and Crime Grants


Total Police and Crime Grant provided by the PCC for 2018 - 2020 is £739,641


Bath and North East Somerset - Total funding from the PCC £64,589

Project Summary 

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.


Bristol - Total funding from the PCC £284,490

Project Summary 




Grant contribution for the Police Community Support Officer shortfall


 Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) - Domestic Homicide Review (DHR) costs




Grant contribution for reduced PCSOs provision shortfall 

 Youth Offending Team

Grant contribution to the shortfall of funding the Youth Offending Team 

 MARAC Coordination

Grant contribution to the funding of MARAC Coordination 


North Somerset - Total funding from the PCC £86,538

Project Summary 

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.


Somerset - Total funding from the PCC £211,344

Project Summary 

Positive Lives 

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

CSE Prevention 

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 months
2. Embed consistency of standards where required whilst ensuring the continuation of locally led teams
3. 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.

 Project SHE

The aims of SHE are to :


  • Improve safety for those who are themselves victims/vulnerable
  • Improve access to, and engagement with, support in relation to the nine reducing re offending pathways
  • Reduce number of arrests/re arrests
  • Reduce number of remands/short custodial sentences
  • Reduce reoffending
  • Improve outcomes for children and families through prevention.



South Gloucestershire - Total funding from the PCC £92,680

Project Summary 

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.


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