In response to the impact of Covid-19 on the Voluntary Community & Social Enterprise Sector, Northumbria Violence Reduction Unit were successful in securing £135,612 from the Home Office as part of a £2.9 million package to support frontline charities working on violence prevention projects.

This funding, allocated to the 18 Violence Reduction Units, will be used to support smaller charities providing critical frontline services for children and young people. The funding will allow services to increase their provision to meet demand as well as continuing day to day activities.

For a full list of all successful applicants, please click here.