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Total funding contribution inclusive of both South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Core budget and Ministry of Justice Funding: £3.143m

The following projects/posts work across the whole South Wales region:

·       Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse Support

·       Worker Independent Sexual Violence Advocate x3

·       Male Independent Sexual Violence Advocate

·       Drive

·       South Wales Victim Focus

·       Child Sexual Abuse Support and Counselling

·       Children and Young Person Sexual Violence Advocate

·       Children and Young Person Sexual Violence Worker

Victims Services Funding

Supporting victims and vulnerable individuals across the South Wales Police Force area through core Commissioner funding, core grant funding received from the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) and additional MOJ funding ringfenced to support victims of domestic abuse and/or sexual violence.

  • 50 Posts/Projects
  • 22 Organisations

Support for multi-crime (’multiple category’) is provided by South Wales Victim Focus, and includes: Burglary CCE CSA/CSE Cyber Crime Domestic Abuse Fraud Hate Crime Homicide Modern Slavery Sexual Violence Stalking/Harassment Road Crime Terrorism Theft Violent Crime


Focus of post/project:

  • 46% Adults
  • 34% CYP
  • 6% Male
  •  14% All

Primary support provided:

  • 82% Advocacy
  • 12% Counselling
  •  6% Practical Support

Primary crime category

  • 64% Domestic Abuse
  • 20% Sexual Violence
  • 12% CSA/CSE
  • 2% Multiple


Welsh Government issued the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Grant to the South Wales Police & Crime Commissioner to distribute across Wales. Funding was first awarded in 2021/22, with additional multi-year funding made available for 2022-25, in addition to a small grants fund.

To support pan Wales accessibility for the application and award process, South Wales Police & Crime Commissioner worked collaboratively with the other Welsh Police and Crime Commissioners.

The grant has been provided to enable beneficiaries to:

·       Support children to have the best start in life

·       Provide inclusive activities/interventions

·       Provide support and help build resilience or protective factors.

·       Promote the best interests of the child/ren and improve well-being


The following organisations secured funding through the ACEs grant and are delivered in South Wales regions:

·       Vibe Youth

·       Youth Hostel Association & Llamau

·       Youth Shedz Project

·       New Pathways

·       Spectacle Theatre Project

·       Mothers Affections Matters CIC

·       Dewis Ltd

·       AP Cymru

·       African Community Centre

·       Cardiff Women's Aid

·       Cathays and Central Youth and Community Project

·       Swansea Asylum Seekers Support

·       Thrive Women's Aid

·       Chinese Autism Community Interest Company

·       Empower CIC

·       Ty Fforest Hub

1,988 Individuals supported through grant funded activities during 2022/2023

£200,000 awarded to support activity during 2022/2023

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