Your views on youth violence & vulnerability in Essex
The Essex violence & Vulnerability unit would love to hear your views so we can take them on board and use them to prioritise work strands for next year. By taking part in this survey you also have the chance to nominate a local community children's/ youth group/ school in Essex to receive £500 to spend on keeping young people safe in their community. Thank you for taking part, your views really do matter and you will be heard.
What is your age and the first part of your postcode?
First half of postcode
On a scale of 1-5 how much of an issue do you think young people being violent towards other people or property is in Essex?
Not an issue at all
A serious issue
1 is Not an issue at all, 5 is A serious issue
Youth violence is the intentional use of physical force or power to threaten or harm others by young people ages 10-24. Have you ever been a victim of youth violence or as a result of a youth gang?
Last year young people told us that their biggest concern around youth violence in Essex was that they might get stabbed. Is this a main concern for you too? If no, then what is your main concern around youth violence in Essex?
Last year young people told us that poor street lighting made them feel unsafe. Is this is a main concern for you too? If no, then what makes you feel unsafe in your community? What would help you feel safer?
What activities would you like to see more of for young people to get involved with?
What impact do you think Covid-19 has had (or may still be having) on young people in relation to the issue of youth violence and gangs?
Where do you like to spend your time when you are not at home, work or school?
Who would you go to for help if you were a victim of youth violence?
Other family member
If you said 'other' who would you talk to if you were a victim of youth violence?
Is there anything else you want to say, or something you feel the violence and vulnerability unit should be thinking about in regards to their funding for next year?
Thank you so much for taking part. If you would like to nominate a children's/ youth club/ school to receive £500 to help tackle youth violence in their community then please state the name of the group below, the place they are based and why you think they should receive the money. (We will let groups know who has won at the end of march and announce via social media. You can find out more about the work of the violence and vulnerability team in Essex contact email@example.com
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