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We believe that every citizen has a right to feel safe in their community, that’s why we work with leaders, faith-groups, young people, police and key service providers to promote character, conflict resolution and resilience in communities. Together, we’re better.

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VCP-Ventures

 

The Violent Crime Prevention Board (www.vcpb.org) announces the launch of VCP Ventures led by our new board member, Jeremy Chapman. This will be a one-year business start-up support programme to mark and recognise three years since the launch of the Violent Crime Prevention Board.

Our Themes

Crime isn’t caused by any one thing, so we focus on eight core themes, each one addresses the main contributory factors of violent crime and fills an identified communications gap. The themes our board covers are, youth, parents & family, stop & search, education, health and wellbeing, faith, community growth and policing. 

Download our strategic plan for 2020-23
Youth

Working with all young people, including those affected by violent crime

Parents & Family

Access to support services, mentoring & guidance for carers

Find out about funding opportunities for community initiatives

Health & Wellbeing

Providing specialist advice and consultation on health-based approaches to preventing knife crime

Education

Support for families and teachers working with vulnerable young people to keep them in education

Faith

Connect and engage to strengthen relationships between the faith communities to join up opportunities to collaborate

Community Policing

Working in partnership to strengthen relationships between the community and police

Police & Youth Engagement
Practical advice around Stop & Search Procedures

News

Free Innovation Business Workshop

This is an exciting opportunity all about supporting you with your business idea. That idea that you perhaps thought about a while back, that’s different and really excites you, but you don’t quite know what to do with it next, or who to talk to, so it’s just sat there

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Welcome to the VCP-Ventures Programme!

This is an exciting opportunity all about supporting you with your business idea. That idea that you perhaps thought about a while back, that’s different and really excites you, but you don’t quite know what to do with it next, or who to talk to, so it’s just sat there

Read More

VCPB:
Approaches to Violence Reduction

July 2019

On 16th April 2019, we hosted a working breakfast conference that included young people, community leaders, practitioners, police, and policy-makers at the Renaissance Hotel, Kings Cross. The conference primarily focused upon listening to the voices of young people and those impacted by violence, who constituted the majority of those present. 

The discussion explored the underlying issues causing violent crime and proposed solutions. These issues are complex and are examined across various themes such as health, faith and third-sector, families, youth, education and stop-and search. We want these results to constitute an important contribution to the debate around violent crime for the community and policy-makers.

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The VCPB is always seeking to engage with partners to improve outcomes for our young people to help them achieve their dreams and aspirations.  Please get in touch

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