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PARTNERSHIP SPENDING 2014/15

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PARTNERSHIP SPENDING 2014/15

The Commissioner has provided a specific Community Safety Fund to support community safety activity in the police force area.

The use of any funding held by the Commissioner must support the Aims and Priorities outlined in the Police and Crime Plan.

Within these Priorities, and where it is both practical and realistic, funding should be used to support early intervention work as well as tackling the issues once they have occurred and have an impact on the communities of Lancashire.

The Commissioner has made a commitment that in 2014-15 he will continue to provide funding for a range of projects and initiatives that are already underway, which support the aims and priorities detailed in his Police and Crime Plan.

To find out how and when these decisions have been made please visit our decisions page.

 

Partnership Spending

The Police and Crime Commissioner formally approved the funding allocations below on 5th March 2014 – Decision Ref 2013/45Appendix A.

Amount:
£40,000.00

Who received the funding:
Multi Agency Data Exchange (MADE) Website

Purpose:

The web site is hosted by LCC and is supported by funding from the PCC, LCC and Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service.

Data from the web site is used by all partners in monitoring performance and identifying emerging trends. Data is also used to support the PCC’s scrutiny function.


Priorities Supported:

Partnership Working


Amount:
£40,000.00

Who received the funding:
Multi Agency Data Exchange (MADE) Website

Purpose:

The web site is hosted by LCC and is supported by funding from the PCC, LCC and Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service.

Data from the web site is used by all partners in monitoring performance and identifying emerging trends. Data is also used to support the PCC’s scrutiny function.

Priorities Supported:

Partnership Working

Amount:
£30,000.00

Who received the funding:
Domestic Homicide Reviews Fund (DHRs)

Purpose:
To support local community safety partnerships in their statutory function to deliver a DHR in the event of a domestic homicide.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people


Amount:
£315,000.00

Who received the funding:
Lancashire County Council Area

Purpose:
In 2013-14 the Commissioner provided £315,000 of funding to the joint commissioning process for Domestic Abuse Services. A commitment was made to provide the same level of funding for further two years.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

Champion the rights of victims


Amount:
£51,000.00

Who received the funding:
Blackburn with Darwen Area

Purpose:
 The Commissioner provided £51,000.00 towards Domestic Abuse services in the Blackburn with Darwen area.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

Champion the rights of victims


Amount:
£51,000.00

Who received the funding:
Blackpool Area

Purpose:
 The Commissioner provided £51,000.00 towards Domestic Abuse services in the Blackpool area.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

Champion the rights of victims


Amount:
£175,000.00

Who received the funding:
Youth Offending Teams (YOTs) Triage Scheme

Purpose:
In 2013-14 the Commissioner funded £136,643 towards a joint Triage Scheme covering all three of the YOTs. The Commissioner has decided to fund £175,000.00 for 2014-15  to increase the capacity and improve the quality of service of the scheme.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

Champion the rights of victims


Amount:
£175,000.00

Who received the funding:
Youth Offending Teams (YOTs) Triage Scheme

Purpose:
In 2013-14 the Commissioner provided £108,000 funding for the Positive Future programme being delivered in Lancashire. The joint providers, Lancashire Sport Partnership and Groundwork, have developed this into the Positive Together programme delivering a programme of services for those at risk of involvement in crime or criminal activity primarily in the East Lancashire, Preston and Blackpool areas. This year the Commissioner agreed to a 10% increase in funding towards the programme

Priorities Supported:

Reduce crime & re-offending


The Police and Crime Commissioner formally approved the funding allocations below on 19th June 2014 – Decision Ref 2014-14, Appendix A

Amount:
£288,000.00

Who received the funding:
Lancashire County Council Substance Misuse Services

Purpose:

Funding for general substance misuse services.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people


Amount:
 £81,261.00

Who received the funding:
Blackburn with Darwen Substance Misuse Services

Purpose:

Funding for general substance misuse services.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

Amount:
 £128,700.00

Who received the funding:
Funding for general substance misuse services.

Purpose:
To support local community safety partnerships in their statutory function to deliver a DHR in the event of a domestic homicide.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people


The Police and Crime Commissioner formally approved the funding allocations below on 5th August 2014 – Decision Ref 2014-24Appendix A

Amount:
£96,854.00

Who received the funding:
Making Every Adult Matter (MEAM) 

Purpose:

The MEAM project will work for 2 years with the most complex and vulnerable adults currently resident in the Houses of Multiple Occupancy/and or the homeless population through the provision of one-to-one support and a bespoke service which meets the needs of those individuals.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people


Amount:
£7,000.00

Who received the funding:
National Ugly Mugs Scheme (NUMS)

Purpose:

The National Ugly Mugs scheme was set up to improve the safety of sex workers by alerting them to dangerous offenders operating in their area and surrounding areas. The scheme also aimed to improve the confidence in the police of this vulnerable group by encouraging reporting of violent offences.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

Amount:
 £1,800.00

Who received the funding:
Taxi Pre-Payment Scheme (Pan-Lancashire) 

Purpose:
The aim of the project is to provide taxis with window stickers indicating that the Constabulary and PCC support the approach of taxi drivers requesting payment at the start of the journey as opposed to payment being made at the end of the journey.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

Reduce crime and ASB


Amount:
£10,000.00

Who received the funding:
Parades and Community Events Road Closure Training for Stewards 

Purpose:
The Commissioner has agreed to resource the training of volunteer community stewards to enable them to undertake road closures for parades and community events in a manner that is approved by the relevant highways agencies – i.e. Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool and Lancashire County Councils

Priorities Supported:

Defend Frontline Policing

The Police and Crime Commissioner formally approved the funding allocations below on the 2nd September 2014 – Decision 2014-27Appendix A

Amount:
£5,000.00

Who received the funding:
Community Restorative Justice (RJ) Panels (Pan- Lancashire) 

Purpose:

Community RJ Panels are already established in Colne, Fylde and Blackpool and the Constabulary are looking to support the development of further panels across Lancashire.

Restorative Justice is an effective means for resolving low level crime and ASB with a high level of positive outcomes for victims resulting in high levels of victim satisfaction.

Priorities Supported:

Champion the rights of victims


Amount:
 £20,000.00

Who received the funding:
The Princes Trust
Get Started, Blackpool 

Purpose:

This is year 2 of a programme supported by the Commissioner in 2013-14 which involved 45 disengaged young people from the South Shore area of Blackpool, of which 32 were ex-offenders.

Year 2 will target 52 disengaged young people from across the Blackpool area with an aim of at least 30 being ex-offender.

Priorities Supported:

Reduce crime & re-offending

Protect vulnerable people

Amount:
 £7,500.00

Who received the funding:
Lancashire Sport Partnership / Grounwork Positive Together Evaluation 

Purpose:
The Positive Together programme is now into its second year and it is proposed that an independent long term evaluation of the programme is commissioned to assess the value and impact of the approach both on individuals and on service providers.

Priorities Supported:

Reduce crime & reoffending

Protect vulnerable people

Amount:
 £18,472.00

Who received the funding:
Disability First
Hate Crime Volunteer Co-ordinator 

Purpose:

The Hate Crime Co-ordinator enables the provision of the 3rd Party Reporting Service with the aims of increasing the number of crimes/incidents reported, gathering clear and precise information relating to these cases and increasing the confidence in the disabled community to report incidents.

The Coordinator is able to ensure that victims are supported and feel that their voice is being heard.


Priorities Supported:

Champion the rights of victims

The Police and Crime Commissioner formally approved the funding allocations below on 1st October 2015 – Decision 2014-31, Appendix A

Amount:
£1,800.00

Who received the funding:
Taxi Pre-payment Scheme – LANCON Initiative

Purpose:

The scheme supports taxi drivers in requesting fare payment at the beginning of a journey – especially in situations where they feel passengers may contest a fare or refuse to pay.

Priorities Supported:

Reduce crime


Amount:
 £7,500.00

Who received the funding:
CCTV Review – Blackburn with Darwen Council 

Purpose:

Blackburn with Darwen are undertaking a review of CCTV system within the borough and offered an opportunity for the consultant being used for this work to undertake a similar piece of work in other boroughs in the East/Pennine area. This would enable a more informed approach to be taken to the delivery of a possible merged CCTV service across the area

Priorities Supported:

Reduce crime & re-offending

Amount:
 £46,100.00

Who received the funding:
Breaking the Cycle – Domestic Abuse Support – Sahara 

Purpose:
The Breaking the Cycle programme provides counselling and advocacy services for women from the BME community who are either victims of, or at risk from domestic abuse. The support will enable women to better cope and help them to rebuild their lives. The Advocacy role will ensure that the women are better equipment to access mainstream services and to build links with agencies such as the Police, CPS, etc.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

Champion the rights of victims

Amount:
£18,677.00

Who received the funding:
Support for Young Victims – Streetlife Trust, Blackpool

Purpose:

This project provides support for vulnerable young people who have been victims of crime and/or ASB. The support is available to all young people, although Streetlife operate from a centre in the Blackpool area

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

Amount:
£20,922.00

Who received the funding:
Rape and Sexual Violence Support Services, Birchall Trust 

Purpose:

The project provides therapeutic support to victims of rape and sexual abuse, both male and female, children, young people and adults living in North Lancashire. This support is mainly in the form of counselling sessions of one hour each week based in counselling rooms located in Lancaster and Morecambe.

The support provided is not time limited as this is especially important for complex cases and for young children.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

Amount:
£2,500.00

Who received the funding:
White Ribbon Sports Campaign 

Purpose:

This Campaign uses sports clubs to both raise the profile of Domestic Abuse and provide good role models.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

Champion the rights of victims

The Police and Crime Commissioner formally approved the funding allocations below on 18th December 2014 – Decision Ref 2014-48Appendix A

Amount:
£10,000.00

Who received the funding:
White Ribbon Sports Campaign

Purpose:

The Sports Programme works with local Sports Clubs, players and coaches to adopt the white ribbon sports award programme and for individuals to become white ribbon Ambassadors

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

Champion the rights of victims


Amount:
 £4,800.00

Who received the funding:
Sophie Lancaster Foundation

Purpose:

“Alternative Solutions to Hate Crime Conference” took place in November in Burnley to focus on the issues relating to hate crime on alternative subcultures.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

Champion the rights of victims

Amount:
£6,000.00

Who received the funding:
Preston Street Pastors 

Purpose:
Street Pastors provide key support to the policing of the night time economy in Preston city centre and have proved to be a valuable volunteer resource. To end of October they provided 1566 hours of street work, assisted 3166 people and intervened on 31 occasions where incidents could have become serious.

Priorities Supported:

Reduce crime & ASB

Amount:
 £3,014.00

Who received the funding:
Fylde AFC – Writing wrongs

Purpose:

The Writing Wrongs Programme is tailored to young people using restorative approaches and practices to raise awareness and understanding of the impact of ASB and crime on the individual and wider community.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

Amount:
£10,000.00

Who received the funding:
Lancashire Sport Partnership/ Red Rose Recovery Challenge through Sport Initiative

Purpose:

The initiative uses a peer-led sports programme to provide support and development for recovering substance miss-users to improve lifestyle and reduce the risk of them re-offending.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

The Police and Crime Commissioner formally approved the funding allocations below on 25th February 2015, Decision Ref 2014-62, Appendix A

Amount:
£10,000.00

Who received the funding:
Club2Go Mobile Youth Provision 

Purpose:

Blackpool based youth organisation providing a mobile youth facility to engage with young people across the Blackpool area.

Priorities Supported:

Reduce Crime & Re-offending


Amount:
 £20,000.00

Who received the funding:
Saheliyaan Asian Womens Forum 

Purpose:

Funding for a domestic abuse service support in particular for Asian heritage women and families, although open to all women. This would provide support for women and families who have issues ranging from emotional, physical, financial, homelessness to immigration difficulties. The service would provide support, advocacy and signpost to other agencies where applicable. The organisation also provides a local out of hour’s telephone support service.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

Amount:
£20,000.00

Who received the funding:
Inner Strengh DV Perpetrator Programme 

Purpose:
The ‘Inner Strength Programme’ has been designed to engage and work with groups of domestic violence perpetrators in a custody or community setting. This programme can be delivered on a ‘one to one’ basis or group (up to 10) in 2 hour weekly sessions over a 14 week period facilitated by trained and licensed facilitators.

Priorities Supported:

Champion the rights of victims

Reduce crime & Re-offending

Amount:
 £20,000.00

Who received the funding:
Hate Crime – Victims Voice Collaboration and Road Shows 

Purpose:

Victims Voice is a partnership between Disability First, Smile Mediation, the Wyre and Lancaster District Hate Crime Project and the Independent Hate Crime Hub CIC.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

Champion the rights of victims

Amount:
 £70,000.00

Who received the funding:
Trust House, Preston 

Purpose:

Rape and sexual assault centre based in central Lancashire (Preston) providing support services for victims from across Lancashire.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

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