Twelve Wiltshire projects to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour, as well as supporting victims, are being awarded grants totalling nearly £400,000 in the first round of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s £1m Innovation Fund.
The projects include support for teenage abuse victims, mentoring for those leaving prison after short-term sentences and a mobile youth van in Swindon.
Those receiving funding: The Centre for Justice Innovation, Doorway Wiltshire, Salisbury Street Pastors, Splash, Swindon Advocacy Movement, Swindon Women’s Aid, Trowbridge Community Area Future, Unchosen Swindon, Victim Support, Wiltshire Police Outbox scheme and Wiltshire Probation Trust.
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