VCS Support for Young Londoners Fund
Mayor's Young Londoners' Fund. The Mayor's £45 million Young Londoners' Fund is helping children and young people to fulfil their potential, particularly those at risk of getting caught up in crime. It supports a wide range of local community projects providing activities for young Londoners.
The fund will see £30 million made available for projects in local communities. The remaining £15 million is being invested to expand existing projects funded by City Hall that support young Londoners.
Programme of work
Support for Young Londoners' Fund organisations
Successful Young Londoners' Fund organisations are getting support to ensure that they are providing the high-quality services that young people need.
All will receive:
Training and support to achieve the London Youth Bronze Quality Mark
Evaluation support to achieve Project Oracle Validation Standard One
The offer of staff training for frontline workers and leaders of youth settings
Refresher Courses for groups using the NSPCC safeguarding materials, usually a full days training on safeguarding in line with the revised guidance on Working Together 2018. Safe Network has now been absorbed into NSPCC and they have a range of free resources.
Publications and Resources
Safer London Foundation-The aim of this toolkit is to provide essential information to shopping centres, town centre managers, neighbourhood managers, transport hubs and retail spaces to improve the safeguarding of young people and vulnerable adults in the public domain
Croydon Serious Case Review-Vulnerable Adolescents Thematic Review February 2019.
Funders response to serious youth violence- A report on serious youth violence which explores how funders can engage with this complex issue.
British Youth Council APPG on serious youth violence - The Commission is consulting young people and working with academics and practitioners to better understand how serious violence manifests itself in many young people’s lives.
Preventing serious youth violence – what works? Insights and examples from the community and voluntary sector
House of Commons Home Affairs Committee Serious youth violence. The home Affairs Committee inquiry into Serious violence.