Crime, prevention and support
Safer Homes is a mobile joinery service set up by the Safer South Derbyshire Partnership. It works to improve security in the homes of victims of crime, the elderly (over 60) and vulnerable by installing additional door and window locks and other safety equipment free of charge. Free crime prevention advice is also given out.
It is operated on a day-to-day basis by South Derbyshire CVS.
Referrals for the scheme can come from any of the following:
- Yourself (if over 60 or disabled)
- South Derbyshire District Council
- Social Services - Adult Services
- Derbyshire Constabulary
- South Derbyshire Primary Care Trust
- Housing Associations
- Citizens Advice
- South Derbyshire CVS
To refer yourself or one of your clients, email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01283 219761.