Welsh Government – Local Authorities
Hafan Cymru is 68% funded by Local Authorities through the Supporting People Programme Grant otherwise known as SPPG. The Supporting People Programme provides housing-related support to help vulnerable people to live as independently as possible. We are provided this funding in 16 of the 22 local authorities in Wales. These are Bridgend, Blaenau Gwent, Cardiff, Carmarthenshire, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd, Isle of Anglesey, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire, Powys, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Swansea, Torfaen and Wrexham. The Welsh Government is now also funding our Award-Winning Spectrum Project.
Welsh Government provide funding to local authorities to improve outcomes for children, young people and families. Each local authority had developed a Families First Action Plan which sets out how they will implement Families First locally. We have received funding from Families First in Denbighshire and Bridgend.
The aim of the programme is to offer advice, guidance and support to families who are in or at risk of experiencing domestic abuse. Support is provided directly to children and families. The aim being to implement a holistic approach to, tackle domestic abuse early within the family context.
The aim of this programme is to provide advice and support to vulnerable families. Helping reduce the impact that these vulnerabilities have on their life opportunities; with a focus on families improving their essential skills and their access to education, employment and training.
BIG Lottery Fund
The BIG Lottery fund granted Hafan Cymru £997,607 in 2013 to develop a Domestic Abuse One Stop Shop in the city centre of Swansea over a 3 year period. The grant is being used to fund; refurbishment costs; a Centre Manager and associated recruitment, expenses and training.
The BIG Lottery Fund has also granted Hafan Cymru £249,582 in 2014 to develop a network of 25 Men’s Shed across Wales for approximately 500 men with a focus on those who are socially isolated. The grant is also for over a 3 year period and will fund a Project Manager and 2 Regional Advocates. For more information about Men’s Sheds please click here.
Dyfed-Powys Police Crime Commissioner
Support Services for male and female survivors of Domestic Abuse in the Dyfed-Powys region.