The VRP, the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, Nottinghamshire Police and National Justice Museum have collaborated to extend the engaging and powerful Choices and Consequences exhibit to educate young people about the consequences of knife crime through the stories of local victims and their families.
GAMEPLAN - 3 Pillars
3 Pillars are providing youth diversion to prevent crime and anti-social behaviour through a Nottingham Community Gym project. This is designed to support young people released under investigation (RUI) and who are at risk of being impacted by crime.
Youth Diversion - Support through Sport
Support Through Sport Youth CIC are a young people led organisation. Their project runs sessions and sport based activities in Stapleford, Mansfield and Sutton in Ashfield. These locations have been identified by local intelligence as containing certain hotspots for knife crime, gang violence, exploitation and serious youth violence. Support through Sport’s work will aim to support young people through sports programmes followed by further initiatives, whilst tackling the rise in negative influences within the local community.
Trauma Informed Prevention
Juno Women's Aid and Nottinghamshire Women's Aid are co-delivering a programme of Trauma Informed Prevention that works with children and young people aged 5-17 years who have been affected by witnessing violence and abuse to their non-abusing parent with the use of a knife.
Accredited Youth Work Training - Base 51
Base 51 Training Academy are offering fully funded, accredited youth work training to people working with children and young people from the voluntary and community sector across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.
Another Way - YEF funded project
Another Way is a violence reduction project targeted at young people aged 14 to 24 years. The project is limited to those who live in the City of Nottingham and who are seen to be at risk of violence – both as victims or offenders – due to associating with a group or gang or being exploited by a gang, for example through County Lines. It will run until Summer 2025.