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New service available for anyone affected by suicide

25 Feb

New service available for anyone affected by suicide

AMPARO is a new service who can offer support to anyone who has been affected by suicide, whether this is family members, friends or work colleagues.

The service provides support in a range of ways including one to one individual advice, help with media enquiries, support and guidance up to and including the inquest and signposting to further services.

Amparo will be delivered by Listening Ear and is supported by a multi-agency approach including South Yorkshire Suicide Prevention Group and Sheffield City Council.

The service for Sheffield launched on Friday 31 January 2020

Accessed by calling: 0330 088 9255,

Emailing:  amparo.service@listening-ear.co.uk

or through an online referral form available at www.listening-ear.co.uk.

Important Survey for Men At Risk of Domestic Abuse

17 Dec

Sheffield City Council Housing Independence Service are interested in hearing from men who have been affected by domestic abuse and needed emergency housing and or support. This is so that they can better understand the needs of men in this situation, and consider our commissioning accordingly. SCC also intend to bid for some additional funding to extend services specifically for men in this situation.

Please could you ask your providers/staff etc if they could support any of their male and LGBT+ clients to fill in the survey.

https://sheffield.citizenspace.com/communities-business-strategy/safer-accommodation-for-men-affected-by-domestic-a/?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=

Volunteer for Sheffield Youth Justice

10 Dec

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Feeling unsafe on a night out? Ask for Angela

23 Jul

Venues across the city centre have backed the Ask for Angela campaign, which supports safe dating and tackles sexual harassment in pubs, bars and clubs.
Staff are trained to help any customer who ‘Asks for Angela’ if they feel that they’re in an unsafe situation. 

Find out more at: https://sheffieldnewsroom.co.uk/news/askforangela/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

 

Become A SCAM Champion And Spread The Word

30 May

SCAMchampions are Friends Against Scams who want to do more. SCAMchampions host awareness sessions to recruit Friends and drive Friends Against Scams forward in their communities or workplace.

This week PCSO Siobhan Drury (www.facebook.com/sheffsouthwestnhp) has become the first PCSO in SYP trained as a Scam champion. This has involved some additional training so that Shiv will be better informed when dealing with vulnerable victims of fraud but also in the drop in work and potential presentations that she will be getting involved in.

To find out more about training and how to get involved, please follow the link below:  https://www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk/become-a-scamchampion

 

 

 

County Lines Information- general information

22 May

Have you got concerns about a young person you know? Have you noticed a significant change in their behaviour and do you think they are being exploited by others?

County lines is where members of organised crime groups move children or vulnerable adults around the country, for the purpose of selling drugs, in a bid to expand their criminal network.

This week, we are raising awareness about county lines and child criminal exploitation.

We want people to know who to contact, should they have concerns. If you are worried about someone, these are the numbers to call:

* You can speak to police on 101
* Always call 999 in an emergency
* If you don’t feel comfortable speaking to a police officer, please contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111. Crimestoppers are totally separate from the police, they are an independent charity.
* If you are a young person who is worried about this particular topic, please speak to a parent, carer, teacher or someone else you feel comfortable confiding in – please tell someone about how you’re feeling.
* You can also contact Childline anonymously on 0800 1111.
* You can also pass information anonymously to www.fearless.org Fearless is an independent charity where you can give information about crime without giving any personal details

Some of the signs that someone could be a victim include:

* A significant change in behaviour
* New group of friends who are older and encouraging them to spend a lot of time away from home
* New, unaffordable items that they cannot account for
* Going missing or being away from home for long periods of time
* Unexplained injuries
* A decline in performance at school

Sheffield South West Neighbourhood Police Newsletter – May 2019

7 May

Police Update

To view the full document, please follow the link below:

South West newsletter May 19 (2)

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International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia

18 Apr

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Hate Crime – report it!

5 Apr

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South West Sheffield Neighbourhood Police Newsletter

5 Apr

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To access the full newsletter, please click on the link below:

South West newsletter April 2019