Resources

This is our hub of published reports, analysis and resources for you to explore. These will give you a deeper understanding of Lancashire Violence Reduction Network and the thematic areas we work in.

Lancs VRN Documents

Report

This strategic needs assessment (SNA) seeks to provide an understanding to the Violence Reduction Network (VRN), partners and public about the reality of violence in Lancashire, and the prevalence of the underlying risk factors of violence. 

Report

The LVRN Outcomes Framework:

1. provides an overview to guide progress and assess impact;

2. is a mechanism for accountability; and

3. aims to improve the quality of interventions funded by the LVRN by focusing on achieving outcomes.

Report

This report contains the views of young people from across Lancashire who attended the Hope Hack in September 2023.

Report

A contribution to the debate on how to secure safe environments for everybody.

Report

A review of 2022-23 VRN infrastructure, delivery, impacts and performance.

Report

Read our strategy for preventing violence in Lancashire.

Report

An evaluation of the Lancashire Violence Reduction Network’s Trauma Informed Lancashire Communities Early Adopters.

Report

An evaluation of four LVRN programmes of work (Divert, ED Navigators, Trauma-Informed Education and Trauma-Informed Training) between October 2021 and June 2022.

Report

Development of a costing tool to understand the costs of violence to the healthcare system in Lancashire.

Preview of Lancs VRN Strategy Consultation report

Report

Read a summary of the feedback we received on our Lancashire VRN Strategy. 

Report

A review of 2021-22: VRU infrastructure, delivery, impacts and performance.

Report

A strategy focusing on the specific factors that dominate the picture of serious youth violence in Lancashire and how we are working to remove some of the significant barriers that young people face.

Toolkit

A toolkit aimed at those working with children to help understand the terminology around child criminal exploitation, what signs to look out for, how best to help children affected and build resilient communities. Contains a glossary and links to useful resources.

Communications materials

A quick insight for professionals into what Lancashire Violence Reduction Network is, our approach, and where you can find out more.

Report

This is Liverpool John Moores University’s report which evaluates Lancs VRN. 

Preview of Lancs VRN Strategy Consultation report

Report

Read a summary of the feedback we received on our Lancashire VRN Strategy. 

Report

A contribution to the debate on how to secure safe environments for everybody.

Adverse Childhood Experiences

The little book of adverse childhood experiences

Report

Find out about adverse childhood experiences in our guide.

Report

An in-depth compilation of online resources on ACEs.

Link to helpful resources for professionals working with children and young people, their families and communities.

Partners

Facts you need to know about your child’s health and NHS services.

Facts you need to know about your health and NHS services.

Some important information from the NHS to help you stay well this winter.

The Youth Endowment Fund have a toolkit containing up to date evidence on which interventions are effective in tackling young people’s involvement in violence.

Map of Lancashire Neighbourhood Centres

November 2023 newsletter. Providing you with information and news on the parental conflict agenda.

Resource page.

A wealth of resources to inform and support partners during the pandemic.

Service for people under the age of 25 who are worried about their drug or alcohol use and want to speak to someone in confidence.

How to talk to young people about Andrew Tate

Supporting people affected by rape and sexual abuse. 

How to talk to young people about Andrew Tate

Addressing misogyny, toxic masculinity and social media influence through PSHE education

The Birchall Trust has expanded our team to include Wellbeing Practitioners and we are delighted to now be able to offer a wellbeing service. 

An introduction to the ivison trust.

How to talk to young people about Andrew Tate

Addressing misogyny, toxic masculinity and social media influence through PSHE education

The Birchall Trust has expanded our team to include Wellbeing Practitioners and we are delighted to now be able to offer a wellbeing service. 

Prisoners & Their Families

This toolkit focuses on the parental custody of Mothers and Fathers alongside any significant persons within the child’s life and supports holistic assessments that ensure the needs of children, and their families are supported alongside managing risk and safeguarding concerns.

Resources for Multi Agency Services and Organisations.

Webinar to be used by Multi Agency Services and Organisation to expand their existing knowledge of the impact of parental custody on children.

Communications materials.

A series of leaflets for professionals and families to use to support children whose father is in prison.

Information on who to contact if you are worried or concerned about the safety of a loved one in prison.

Portal for families, friends and carers to share concerns about a prisoner.

Domestic Abuse

Communications materials

Resources to support the multi-agency Lancashire-wide domestic abuse campaign.

Communications materials

Resources to support the multi-agency Lancashire-wide domestic abuse campaign.

Completely anonymous domestic abuse advice line for Lancashire by The Emily Davison centre.

Knife Crime

'Believe you can' Instagram account

Visit the Believe You Can knife crime campaign account on Instagram to see inspirational messages and videos developed for and with young people in Lancashire. 

This includes a true story video about a young person ‘Jay’ who turned his life around after involvement in knife crime.

The campaign was created by Lancashire Violence Reduction Network in 2020 to encourage young people into positive decisions and meaningful activities.

Visit the Believe You Can Lancashire Instagram account.

'Hard calls save lives' campaign

A campaign launched by the Met Police and Crimestoppers in April 2021 led by mothers who have lost their sons to knife crime.

A series of videos and other materials show the stories of the sons they lost and the phone calls they had to make. 

The campaign aims to encourage family members to report anonymously to Crimestoppers any information they have about knife crime. 

Access the ‘hard calls save lives’ campaign website.

 

Nest Lancashire supports young people aged 8 to 18 who have been affected by crime, bullying, threats or harassment. Young people can talk to Nest in confidence and access support  free of charge.

Nest aims to help young people to recover from whatever they have experience and help young people to move forward and feel safe again.

Access the Nest Lancashire website.

Child Criminal Exploitation Toolkit

Child Criminal Exploitation Toolkit

A toolkit aimed at those working with children to help understand the terminology around child criminal exploitation, what signs to look out for, how best to help children affected and build resilient communities. Contains a glossary and links to useful resources.

 

Download the Child Criminal Exploitation Toolkit. 

'Hard calls save lives' campaign

A campaign launched by the Met Police and Crimestoppers in April 2021 led by mothers who have lost their sons to knife crime.

A series of videos and other materials show the stories of the sons they lost and the phone calls they had to make. 

The campaign aims to encourage family members to report anonymously to Crimestoppers any information they have about knife crime. 

Access the ‘hard calls save lives’ campaign website.

 

Nest Lancashire supports young people aged 8 to 18 who have been affected by crime, bullying, threats or harassment. Young people can talk to Nest in confidence and access support  free of charge.

Nest aims to help young people to recover from whatever they have experience and help young people to move forward and feel safe again.

Access the Nest Lancashire website.

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