Decisions of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent .
Age Cymru Gwent - To continue to fund 30 hours of support by the Older People's Caseworker. Amount: £18343. Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) - To continue to fund the Well-Being Practitioner jointly with ABUHB. Amount £30,785.
Umbrella Cymru - to provide support to those victims who require it in relation to their gender or sexual identity. Amount £5,000
The provision of victims services to children and young people is being improved and as such a new tender process is being progressed. There has been a delay in progressing the tender release and as such Umbrella Gwent will provide the interim service until 2022/23.Show More
The funding will be provided to Newport City Council who currently leads on coordinating the delivery of the IDVA service until long term commissioning and funding arrangements have been agreedShow More
The funding will be provided to Newport Live who currently leads on coordinating the delivery of the Positive Futures Programme, for sports based diversionary activity for children and young people at risk of becoming involved in the criminal justice system in Gwent.Show More
In 2020/2021 new arrangements for supporting community safety and youth offending in Gwent were put in place, which were implemented from 1st July 2020. A budget of £650,000 has been set for community safety and youth offending in Gwent. Of this £216,000 is retained for non-Local Authority partners, whilst the remaining £434,000 will be allocated to Local Authorities to contribute towards their community safety and youth offending provisions.Show More
The following amounts have been granted:
£385,400 to New Pathways to contribute to the delivery of Sexual Violence Services in 2022/2023. New Pathways is an organisation which provides rape crisis and sexual abuse support services, including management of the Gwent Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC). Specialist provision is also available for children who are victims of sexual abuse
£69,500 to Cyfannol Women’s Aid to contribute to the delivery of their Horizon Support Services. Cyfannol Women’s Aid provide domestic abuse and sexual violence services across Gwent.Show More
The changes to the Police and Crime Act 2017 provided the Police and Crime Commissioner with enhanced oversight of the complaints system and responsibility for handling appeals (reviews). The Police and Crime Commissioner agreed to award the contract to Sancus Solutions Limited following a joint tender process with Dyfed Powys and North Wales. the contract period is for 36 months with the option to extend for a further period of 2 x 12 months. The contract will commence 03/04/2022.Show More
The following organisations received funding:
St Giles Trust - £122,794
To deliver one to one crisis intervention to young people and their families, at risk of involvement or involved in serious violence and organised crime; and co-deliver the ‘Fearless’ Programme in Schools with Crimestoppers.
Crimestoppers Trust - £40,851
To co-deliver the Fearless Programme to Year 7 pupils in educational establishments with St Giles Trust; and provide targeted support to schools in hotspot areas where serious violence or organised crime is an issue.