PROJECTS

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Interventions for Children Exposed to Domestic Violence

Juno Women's Aid will deliver a six month pilot of one to one and group work response to young people who have been exposed to domestic violence (DV) knife crime through their Young Voices and Stronger Families Programme

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Mentors in Violence Prevention

The VRU aims to build on success of the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Programme that the VRU Scotland rolled out across 100 schools.

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#StopViolence Social Media Campaign

The VRU have commissioned a media group to run a social media awareness campaign.  The ongoing strategy and messaging will be co-produced with young people aged 15-25 years.

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The Through the Gate Project

The Through the Gate project provides ‘through the gate’ and intensive mentoring for young adult offenders in a community setting. It is run by Inspire and Achieve Foundation and offers intensive monitoring for 15 young people in the key period immediately before and after their release.

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The Evolution Project

The Evolution project extends the Base 51 therapeutic counselling offer to young people affected by serious violence, including next day access to drop in counselling, response to trauma, and ongoing therapies including art therapy.

The GROWTH Project

A crime reduction initiative within BAMER Communities that is delivered by Al Hurrayah. The project provides workshops, counselling, one-to-one and group mentoring for young people most at risk of involvement in serious crime.

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The R Programme

The R programme is a secondary intervention provided by Evolve CiC that provides support to address issues around exploitation for young people in the Broxtowe and Bell Lane estates.

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Switch Up 'Connect' Mentoring Project

Connect is a mentoring project that works with vulnerable young people in the community, providing them with an alternative world view, linking them to support and engaging them in more positive activities.

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The U-Turn Custody Prevention Project

The project is run by Inspire and Achieve (IAF). It aims to reduce reoffending through the provision of a suitably trained, specialist worker in each of the two custody suites who will coach and mentor from the initial engagement in the police station, back into the community and then right through to supporting access to suitable ETE provision.

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Violence Intervention Programme at the QMC

Redthread’s Youth Violence Intervention Programme currently runs in the Queens Medical Centre’s emergency department in partnership with the major trauma network, with plans in place to extend to the County in 2020/21.

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Targeted Youth Outreach Project

The Targeted Youth Outreach Project is run by Breaking Barriers Building Bridges. Under this model their youth workers go to key areas in Nottingham City Centre and engage with groups of young people at risk of involvement in violence.

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