The project is aimed at:
- Reducing the number of deliberate fires, fire service related anti-social behaviour and targeted criminal activity
- Engaging young people aged between 11-25 who are known to offend, are at risk of offending or are living in disadvantaged communities
- Educating young people who are displaying risky or challenging behaviour
- Reducing the number of injuries and fatalities involving young drivers and passengers or those involved in vehicle crime
What does the project offer?
- Between 1 and 6 hours of targeted intervention
- Utilises a variety of engagement tools such as interactive DVD’s, group discussions and real life case studies covering the 3 core subjects of Arson, Vehicle Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour
- Key message delivery using alternative engagement such as the Firefighter for a Day course or pop up/doorstep sports
- Offers the opportunity to gain valuable and social skills, such as working within a team, problem solving and communication skills
Crimes & Consequences deliver classroom based workshops on a variety of different topics. Workshops run between 1-6 hours to young participants aged 11-25.
Doorstep sports is an activity which is based on social inclusion intervention. This activity provides vibrant and varied sporting opportunities to young people in disadvantaged communities to increase their motivation.
Firefighter for a Day
The team run a full day intense course that covers many aspects of firefighting, team building, confidence building and education whilst working on a fire service drill ground.