What is the Crime Prevention?
Sport has long been used to prevent criminal behaviours. Get Berkshire Active is a partner of XXX programme aiming at deprived areas of Berkshire to provide young people with disadvantaged backgrounds better choices than anti-social and crime behaviour, make physical activity and sport an affordable and attractive alternative.
We work with Reading FC, Kayani Camp, Rugby to make physical activity and sport happening for those youngsters who feel "left behind".
Facts and Figures
According to the Youth Justice Board / Ministry of Justice report 2018 the number of the offences committed by children and young people has increased by 11% since the year ending March 2012, while the number of these offences committed by adults has fallen by 10% over the same period.
While the number of children and young people in custody from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background has been decreasing, the proportion has been increasing, accounting for 45% of the custodial population in the latest year, whilst only making up 18% of the 10 – 17 general population.
How Can You Join
Do you work with young people and enthusiastic about building strong communities in your area with more active teenagers?
Register your interest and deliver physical activity for 14-19 year olds.
Are you a young Berkshire person aged 14-19?
Join exciting physical activities in your area, learn new skills and get confidence.