South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority
Stronger Safer Communities Reserve Fund

 

 

Latest Update  -  14th February 2018 

 

SSCR ROUND 3 UPDATE

 

 

The Round 3 projects funded are as follows:

 

Project

Area

Key Themes

Amount

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 an experimental learning environment.

 

Doncaster

Water Safety

£7,840

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 of a digital befriending platform which can be used by various agencies and community members to pair volunteer befrienders with lonely older people living nearby.

 

Doncaster

Excluded Groups

Mental Health

49,945.00

 

Burton Street- Vision 20:20 2 Year programme with a vision to improve health and wellbeing for people with learning disabilities and mental health difficulties in Sheffield.

 

Sheffield

Health and Social Care

£43,746

Centrepoint -Engage, Educate and Encourage: Addressing the Vulnerability of Homeless Young People in Barnsley

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.

Barnsley

Water Safety

Excluded Groups

Arson

Mental Health

Road Traffic Collisions

 

£50,000

Edlington Community Organisation -Slipper Swap

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 & Barnsley

Health and Social Care

£39,675.00

Firvale Community Hub -Migrant and BME Fire Safety Visiting

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.

 

Sheffield

Excluded Groups

Mental Health

£26,657.82

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; rather than hosting activities in established and traditional community spaces, partners can use this space a hub for more informal community engagement.

Sheffield

Water Safety

Excluded Groups

Arson

Mental Health

Road Traffic Collisions

Health and Social Care

£20,000

Homestart – Homestart South Yorkshire

To support vulnerable families in South Yorkshire to create safer, stronger, and more stable homes, through the provision of quality assured parenting advice, practical help and emotional support.

 

South Yorkshire

Water Safety

Excluded Groups

Mental Health

Health and Social Care

£47,797

JADE Youth and Community Centre -Safer Futures Supporting Young People –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.

Rotherham

Arson

Mental Health

Road Traffic Collisions

£20,870

Northern College - Safe and Well Ambassadors 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 deliver an accredited level 1 qualification for safe and well volunteers. A positive approach to vulnerability ‘Breaking down Barriers’ course will also be developed.

 

South Yorkshire

Excluded Groups

Mental Health

£80,274.60

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

Water Safety

Excluded Groups

Road Traffic Collision

Arson

£24,650

Project Buzz -All Safe

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.

Sheffield

Water Safety

Excluded Groups

Arson

Mental Health

 

£48,813.36

RLSS Preventing Water-related incidents and drowning across South Yorkshire

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.

South Yorkshire

Water Safety

Excluded Groups

£50,000 *

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.

 

Sheffield

Mental Health

£88,451.71

Safer Roads Partnership- Safe Rider 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.

 

South Yorkshire

Road Traffic Collisions

£49,000

ZEST -Safer Together

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 programmes and projects related to general safety, safety awareness, accident prevention, and reduction of risks associated with health and social issues.

Sheffield

Water Safety

Excluded Groups

Road Traffic Collisions

£41,395.12