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Sexual Violence Step Down Services Grant Fund 


Please note: Applications will close on Monday 21st December at 12pm. PCC is seeking to fund for 2020-2021 projects that can support the delivery of step-down services for victims of sexual offences. The Services must start delivery from 1st January 2021 and end on 31st March 2021.

This is a short- term funding, that would enable victims to recover and sustain that recovery following from support provided by ISVA/SARC. Referrals for the step-down services will be sent to providers as part of pathway to continues support. 

We are looking at providers to cover one or more of the following areas, with maximum bid of £20,000 per area:
 
Area What we are looking for
(any of below)
Children Support Counselling Provision
Family Support
Adult Support Counselling Provision
Housing and Welfare support
Innovative ideas of support will be welcomed
Adults with Drugs or Alcohol addiction Counselling Provision
Housing and Welfare support
Innovative ideas of support will be welcomed
Adults with Mental Health
Counselling Provision
Housing and Welfare support
Health and Wellbeing
Innovative ideas of support will be welcomed
Child or Adult Sexual Exploitation Counselling Provision
Family Support
Health and Wellbeing
Innovative ideas of support will be welcomed

Sex Workers
Counselling Provision
Housing and Welfare support
Health and Wellbeing
Innovative ideas of support will be welcomed 

Commissioning Timeline 20/21:
 
7th December Opening for the funds will open
21st December at 12pm Bids will close
21st December Review of applications
28th December Informing of decisions and documents to be sent for completion to successful applicants 
1st January  Projects to start 
7th January Partners to return documents 

Application form: 
Grant Fund Application for Sexual Violence Step Down Services
Grant Fund Guidance for Sexual Violence Step Down Services