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Crime Prevention and Community Safety Grants

2016 Crime Prevention and Community Safety Grants - successful applicants.

The South Australian Government is committed to keeping our communities safe.

The Crime Prevention and Community Safety Grants provide funding to community organisations for local crime prevention projects in South Australia.

Successful applicants have now been announced for the 2016 grant program. A list of sucessful applicants and project names are below.


The recipients of the Crime Prevention and Community Safety grants 

Organisation                             Project Name & Description Amount $

Victim Support Service

Safely Together Program: Supporting Children and Mothers after Domestic and Family Abuse

 This project will augment existing services, promoting a 'one-stop-shop' response with collaborative, wrap-around services for children and their families who have experienced domestic violence and are at risk of future contact with the criminal justice system:  Service 1: Counselling and therapeutic services for children who have witnessed or experienced domestic violence.  Service 2: Creating ‘My Safe Place’ for children to address fear of crime in their homes and develop a sense of security and agency from which they can begin to recover from the trauma of domestic violence.

Football Federation SA 

African mentoring program in Kilburn and Blair Athol

The program will deliver a football program 3 times per week over 40 weeks at Kilburn Community Centre.  The target group is young people aged 16 – 30 engaged in alcohol use and anti-social behaviour in Kilburn and Blair Athol.  A range of other services will be engaged in the project.
  Partners are FFSA, Port Adelaide Enfield Council, Australian Refugee Association and the Kilburn Community Centre.  The project will promote physical health, life-skill development, community connections and meaningful opportunities. Participants will also be removed from the circumstances that contribute to their involvement in anti-social behaviour and criminal activity.

City of Salisbury

A Better Future

This project will champion a 'whole of community' approach that focuses on preventing domestic violence.  The project will provide both preventative and targeted early intervention based educational workshops for primary school students within the Salisbury LGA focussing on respectful relationships and gender equality.  The project will include two community awareness raising events where local support services will engage with the local community and provide vulnerable at risk groups with information, support and pathways to assistance.

Ceduna Youth Hub - Ceduna Aboriginal Corporation 

Ceduna Youth Hub Youth Mentoring Program

To contribute to reducing and preventing youth offending, the Ceduna Aboriginal Corporation through the Ceduna Youth Hub will pilot an after-hours youth engagement mentoring program on Thursday and Friday evenings and Saturday afternoon/evening.  The Hub is a welcoming, safe space, with proven capacity to offer opportunities for youth engagement and community-connected mentoring and support

HYPA - Helping Young People Achieve 

Indi - Healthy Relationships Program

Gender inequality, power imbalances and controlling behaviours can lead to violence in relationships.  In partnership with other local community service providers, HYPA will pilot a group program, Indi, to address these attitudes and behaviours and respond to the unique experiences of family and partner violence for young people living in and around Mt Gambier.  Through the development of interpersonal skills and positive pro-social connections, Indi aims to build young peoples’ capacity to reflect on their experiences, develop respectful relationships and make positive lifestyle choices.  Indi supports reductions in family and relationship violence and offending, resulting in a safer community.

Umoona Tjutagku Health Service Aboriginal Corporation 

The Fresh Project: Reducing offending & reoffending among young Aboriginal people

This project will engage young Aboriginal people at risk of offending in diversion activities including athletics, bush skills and bike adventures.  The project aims to increase the connectedness of Aboriginal youth (aged 12-19) in Coober Pedy and Oodnadatta through healthy activities that connect them with peers, culture and community, improve relationships with police and other agencies, and increase understanding of the effect of crime on offenders’ families and communities.  Project partners include the Coober Pedy Area School, Coober Pedy Youth Shed, SAPOL, Correctional Services, Family Support Services, and Council.

Keep South Australia Beautiful Inc (KESAB)

Graffiti Education for Youth

The Graffiti Education program is a presentation that incorporates a balance of facilitated learning, including Q&A and brainstorming techniques to provide the audience with clear understanding of key communication points.  The program also incorporates acting scenes and role play which bring both the anti-graffiti and 'life skills' messages to life in an entertaining and creative way youth can relate to.  The presentation will focus on positive decision making and setting the benchmarks for future behaviour.

Keep South Australia Beautiful Inc (KESAB)

Stamp out Graffiti

KESAB environmental solutions has successfully been delivering graffiti education programs in schools for the past five years.  To support the education, KESAB is looking at providing a resource titled 'Stamp Out Graffiti' that has been developed by Warner Youth Education.  The resource is targeting years 7, 8 and 9 students.  It will be a free teaching resource to help enlist students in the fight against graffiti. Schools that take up the resource will also be offered the 'Respect it Don't Wreck it' program - an interactive presentation, undertaken by a trained and experienced presenter, running for 1 hour..
Rural City of Murray Bridge

Custom Built Trailer Purchase - ‘Graffiti No Tolerance Program’

The Graffiti No Tolerance Program is a strategy to enable the timeliest effective removal of graffiti within the Rural City of Murray Bridge and will include a custom trailer fully equipped with a high pressure hot water cleaner with turbo nozzle including its own water source.  Council will provide the towing vehicle and has an established six strong Volunteer graffiti team.



Last updated: 
Thursday, 7 July 2016
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