Safer Communities Awards 2015 Case Studies

These inspiring projects were winners or nominees at the 2015 Safer Communities Awards.

Disability Hate Crime

Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability project aimed at raising awareness and understanding of disability hate crime through the use of theatre. This project was runner-up in the Strengthening Community Engagement and Resilience category at the 2015 Safer Communities Awards.

Friends Request

Friends Request Project uses a multi-faceted approach to raising awareness of stalking and associated behaviour. The Project won the Early Intervention and Education category at the 2015 Safer Communities Awards.

I Am Me / Keep Safe

Partnership approach to raise awareness of Disability Hate Crime. The project has two key elements; I Am Me and Keep Safe. This project won the Wider Partnership category in the 2015 Safer Communities Awards.

Just Play

Just Play has been developed in the context of the Early Years Framework. The project uses play as a means of working with vulnerable families to improve family interaction, build strong family bonds while reducing offending behaviour within the family. The project was runner-up in the Early Intervention and Education category at the 2015 Safer Communities Awards.

Recovery Cafe

Recovery Cafe provides an alcohol-free alternative to the local night-time economy in East Dunbartonshire. This project won the Strenthening Community Engagement and Resilience category at the 2015 Safer Communities Awards.

SMART Signs

Highlights a number of initiatives introduced by Outer Hebrides Community Safety Partnership to better inform visitors and locals of the dangers on the island including the introduction of route cards, summer/winter booklet and the use of SMART signs. This project was runner up in the Innovative Media Campaign at the 2015 Safer Communities Awards.

Trading Standards Royal Mail Project

Multi-agency approach to help stop financial and psychological abuse caused through scam mail. This project was runner-up in the Wider Partnership category of the 2015 Safer Communities Awards.