Commissioned Projects 2019-20

The table below shows all the projects commissioned in 2019/20 year to date, utilising the Safer Dorset Fund Priority Commissioning Scheme.

 

Project Title

 

Lead Organisation

 

Project Summary

 

 Amount Awarded

 

 

 

Main Theme

 

 

Victim Services Old Contract (2014)
01 April - 30 September

 

 

Victim Support

 

Providing emotional and practical support to victims of crime in Dorset
Contract ceased 30 September 2019

 

 

 £ 181,000

 

Supporting Victims, Witnesses & Reducing Reoffending

 

 

Victim Services New Contract 2019 onward

 

 

 

Victim Support

 

 

 

 

Providing emotional and practical support to victims of crime in Dorset

Contract commenced 01 October 2019

 

 

 £ 190,866

 

Supporting Victims, Witnesses & Reducing Reoffending

 

Domestic Abuse Support for Standard Risk Victims

 

 

 

Victim Support

 

 

Practical and emotional support to victims of domestic abuse categorised as "standard risk".

 

 

 

 £ 76,698

 

Supporting Victims, Witnesses & Reducing Reoffending

 

 

 

 

The Maple Project

 

 

 

 

Dorset Police

 

 

Provides a service to victims of domestic abuse categorised as "high risk".
To ensure that women, men and children who are affected by domestic abuse receive a high level of support and protection and perpetrators are held accountable for their actions and behaviour

 

 

 

 

 £ 175,000

 

 

 

Protecting People at Risk of Harm

 

 

The Shores (Dorset SARC)

 

 

G4S Forensic Medical Services

 

 

To provide immediate support to victims of sexual abuse and assault, and the provision of Forensic Medical Examiners for victims of sexual assault.

 

 

 

 £ 85,000

 

Protecting People at Risk of Harm

 

 

 

Drug (& Alcohol) Intervention Programme

 

 

Public Health Dorset

 

 

 

Provision of appropriate support to people within the criminal justice system with substance misuse issues

 

 

 

 £ 100,318

 

Protecting People at Risk of Harm

 

 

 

Safe Schools & Communities Team (SSCT)

 

 

 

 

Dorset Police

 

 

 

SSCT provide targeted interventions to young people, both in and outside of the school setting, and the wider community, helping to reduce and prevent crime and ASB

 

 

 

 

 

 £ 78,149

 

 

 

Protecting People at Risk of Harm

 

Dorset Combined Youth Offending Service (YOS)

 

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

 

Supporting the YOS to provide interventions that reduce and prevent offending/reoffending by children & young people within the criminal justice system

 

 

 

 £ 75,301

 

Protecting People at Risk of Harm

 

 

Consultation Groups

 

 

Dorset Police

 

Enabling Dorset Police to consult with appropriate and experienced organisations representing harder to reach communities

 

 

 

 

 £ 20,000

 

 

Working with Communities

 

Restorative Dorset

 

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

 

 

Providing a pan-Dorset Restorative Justice (RJ) and restorative mediation capability for victims of crime and anti-social behaviour

 

 £ 97,328

 

 

Supporting Victims, Witnesses & Reducing Reoffending

 

 

Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVAs)

 

G4S Forensic Medical Services
(Subcontracted to STARS - Dorset Rape Crisis)

 

 

Provision of ISVAs to provide targeted support to victims of sexual violence, including providing advice regarding the criminal justice process

 

 

 £ 90,000

 

Protecting People at Risk of Harm

 

STARS - Dorset Rape Crisis

 

 £ 35,298

Protecting People at Risk of Harm

 

Child and Young Person Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVA)

 

STARS - Dorset Rape Crisis

 

 

Provision of a dedicated ISVA to support children and young people

 

 

£ 28,165

 

Protecting People at Risk of Harm

 

 

Crest Analysis Tool

 

 

Crest Analytics

 

 

Enabling the analysis of local data from different datasets, in order to increase effectiveness across multi-agency  criminal justice organisations

 

 

 

£ 28,500

 

 

Transforming for the Future

 

Boscombe Community Safety Accreditation Scheme (CSAS)

 

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

 

Enabling accreditation of non-police employed staff in order to enhance the delivery of community safety interventions within Boscombe

 

 

 

£ 10,000

 

 

Working with Communities

 

 

Victims' Bureau

 

 

Dorset Police

 

Enabling direct contact by Dorset Police with victims of crime, including providing updates on progress of relevant cases through the criminal justice system

 

 

£ 127,762

 

Supporting Victims, Witnesses & Reducing Reoffending

 

 

 

Circles Southwest

 

 

 

 

Circles UK

 

To provide Circles of Support to known perpetrators of sexual offences, to reduce offending behaviours and therefore prevent further sexual abuse. Circles are delivered to adults convicted of serious sexual offences who have been assessed as high or very high risk of re-offending and/or serious harm.

 

 

 

 

£ 28,998

 

 

Supporting Victims, Witnesses & Reducing Reoffending

 

 

 

Street Sex Case Manager

 

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

 

Helping to reduce the impact on the local community and to help individual sex workers wishing to live offence free lives

 

 

 

 

£ 9,000

 

Protecting People at Risk of Harm

 

Learning Disabilities Advisors

 

 

Bournemouth People First

 

 

Providing targeted support to victims of crime with learning difficulties, including providing advice and support through the criminal justice process

 

 

 

£ 17,000

 

 

Working with Communities

 

 

 

Weymouth CSAS

 

 

Weymouth & Portland Borough Council

 

 

 

Accrediting council staff to use certain police and council powers reduce anti-social behaviour, street drinking, rough sleeping & begging in Weymouth, primarily in the Melcombe Regis area of the town

 

 

 

£ 20,000

 

 

Working with Communities

 

Targeted Enforcement and Community Safety Analyst

 

 

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

 

 

Funding for one partnership analyst to enable an evidence based approach to enforcement activities and support the strategic and tactical management of ASB, crime and disorder in Bournemouth.

 

 

 

£ 28,000

 

 

Working with Communities

 

Counselling of Victims of CSA

 

STARS - Dorset Rape Crisis

 

Face to face emotional support for women, men and transgender survivors of sexual assault or rape.

 

£ 36,740

 

Supporting Victims, Witnesses & Reducing Reoffending

 

 

Electronic Tagging

 

 

Attenti
&
Buddi

 

Pilot of Current Attenti Tags and Buddi Tags to compare functionality and capability.

 

 

£ 18,000

 

 

Supporting Victims, Witnesses & Reducing Reoffending

 

Expansion of Integrated Offender Management Team

 

 

 

Dorset Police

 

 

Expansion of IOM Team to facilitate tagging pilot

 

 

£ 7,200

 

Supporting Victims, Witnesses & Reducing Reoffending

 

Force Wellbeing Fund

 

Dorset Police

 

Pot of £250k for the Force to deliver additional Wellbeing services to officers and staff.

 

 

 

£ 192,169

 

Transforming for the Future

 

 

Pop-up Youth Clubs

 

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

 

To provide Pop-up Youth Clubs in Poole for youth engagement activities following anti-social issues in the town centre and bus station

 

 

 

 

£ 14,650

 

 

Working with Communities

 

Child Exploitation Transformational Lead (CETL)

 

 

 

Dorset Council

 

Funding towards the CETL role to co-ordinate partners in the delivery of services to identify and support children being exploited for criminal purposes

 

 

 

£ 50,000

 

Protecting People at Risk of Harm

 

 

 

Custody Environment Project

 

 

Bournemouth University

 

Funding towards a University Student to carry out an assessment of the Police Custody environment, evaluate the findings and make suggestions on how to reduce violent behaviours in Police Custody, and improve detainee experience

 

 

 

 

£ 1,250

 

 

Protecting People at Risk of Harm

 

 

Complainant Liaison Officer (CLO) Pilot

 

 

OPCC

 

Pilot of a CLO in the courts to support complainant understanding of criminal justice systems and processes in the court setting

 

 

£ 35,000

 

Supporting Victims, Witnesses & Reducing Reoffending

 

 

 

 

Wellbeing Garden

 

 

OPCC

 

 

To support officer and staff wellbeing, a wellbeing garden was set up to offer a safe and tranquil space to take breaks.

 

 

 

£ 3,358

 

 

Transforming for the Future

 

 

Outdoor Gym

 

OPCC

 

Purchase and set up of outdoor gym equipment at Winfrith Police HQ to support officer and staff health and wellbeing.

 

 

 

 

£ 10,000

 

Transforming for the Future

 

 

Homeless Veterans Project

 

 

B'mth Above and Beyond Trust

 

Project to help homeless veterans get off the streets through dedicated support, including practical training which could be used to gain employment

 

 

 

 

£ 6,950

 

 

Protecting People at Risk of Harm

 

 

Modern Slavery Helpline

 

 

Unseen UK

 

 

One-off contribution towards the National Modern Slavery Helpline

 

 

£ 4,000

 

 

Protecting People at Risk of Harm

 

 

 

 

Poole Watches Vests

 

 

Dorset Police Prevention Dept

 

 

Hi-Vis Vests for members of Poole Neighbourhood Watch Association to wear whilst carrying out door-to-door updates on local crime

 

 

 

 

 

£ 245

 

 

 

Working with Communities

 

 

Metal Detectors

 

 

Dorset Police

 

Purchase of Hand Held Metal Detectors for officers to carry out cursory searches at Voluntary Attendance Interviews in Police Stations

 

 

£ 1,170

 

 

Transforming for the Future

 

 

Hate Crime Conference

 

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

 

 

Funding towards the "No Place for Hate" Hate Crime Conference in October 2019

 

£ 5,000

 

Protecting People at Risk of Harm

 

 

 

Regional Re-offending Co-ordinator Role

 

 

 

Avon & Somerset Police

 

 

Funding for a Southwest Regional role to be responsible for co-ordinating the activity of the Re-offending Partnership; authoring reports, strategy documents and action plans, whilst ensuring actions are completed

 

 

 

 

£ 11,500

 

 

 

Local Innovation Fund

 

Side by Side Mentoring Scheme

 

Action for Children

 

 

Diversionary courses for children and young people committing low level offences

 

£ 12,512

 

 Protecting People at Risk of Harm

 

 

AIM Mentoring Scheme

 

 

AIM Community

 

 

A flexible approach for a range of interventions for young people aged 8-18 referred by the Youth Offending Team

 

 

 

£ 20,030

 

 

Protecting People at Risk of Harm

 

 

 

DA Studentship

 

 

 

Bournemouth University

 

 

Domestic Abuse Research Project through B'mth Uni Student Placement. The student is to carry out in-depth research and analysis of the victim experience, pathways and services available. Once complete providing constructive feedback to the OPCC, potentially influencing commissioning activities

 

 

 

£ 8,612

 

 

Supporting Victims, Witnesses & Reducing Reoffending

 

 

Circles "Through the Gate" Behaviour Changing Course Pilot

 

 

Circles Southwest

 

As the Verne Prison on Portland re-opened as a Sex Offenders prison, this pilot is to deliver "Through the Gate" Behaviour changing courses to offenders prior to release and post release to reduce offending behaviours and re-offending rates.

 

 

£ 47,727

 

 

Supporting Victims, Witnesses & Reducing Reoffending

 

 

Poole CSAS

 

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

 

Accrediting council staff to use certain police and council powers reduce anti-social behaviour, street drinking, rough sleeping & begging in Poole town centre, The Dolphin Centre, and the Bus Station.

 

 

£ 25,000

 

 

Working with Communities

Updated 20/10/2019  

Total

 £      2,013,496

 

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