The Scottish Violence Reduction Unit is a national center of expertise on violence. Part of Police Scotland, the SVRU targets violence wherever it occurs whether it’s on the streets, in our schools or in our homes. Supported by the Scottish Government the unit has adopted a public health approach treating violence as an infection which can be cured. The SVRU is the only Police member of the World Health Organisation’s Violence Prevention Alliance.
The SVRU believe violence is preventable – not inevitable.
From mentoring to parenting training and out of school activities a new report looks at the evidence of what works to reduce youth violence. With
Ask Support Care
ASC is a Medics Against Violence and VRU partnership programme supported by the Scottish Government.
Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) is Scotland’s largest anti-violence schools programme.
Working in emergency departments in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Ayrshire Navigator aims to help stop the revolving door of violent injury in our hospitals.
One Community Scotland
People really do make Glasgow and we are a city that prides ourselves on our warm welcome. At One Community Scotland we offer help and support to families and young people who are settling in to the city.
Street & Arrow
Street & Arrow is a social enterprise that does much more than just good grub. The Glasgow-based charity also serves up second chances for its employees.