This is our hub of published reports, analysis and resources for you to explore. These will give you a deeper understanding of Lancashire Violence Reduction Network and the thematic areas we work in.

  • Lancs VRN Documents
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Covid-19
  • Prisoners & Their Families
  • Trauma Informed Lancashire
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Knife Crime

Lancs VRN Documents


A review of 2020-21: VRU infrastructure, delivery, impacts and performance.


A review of 2020-21: VRU infrastructure, delivery, impacts and performance.

Lancashire Serious Violence Strategy


Read our strategy for preventing violence in Lancashire.


This report highlights some of the key milestones and associated pieces of work that as a collective we are proud to present after our first year in existence.

Serious Violence in Lancashire - strategic needs assessment


Download our baseline assessment of violence and risk factors in Lancashire.

Preview of Lancs VRN Strategy Consultation report


Read a summary of the feedback we received on our Lancashire VRN Strategy. 


An overview of our outcomes framework and how we will assess our impact.

Communications materials

A quick insight for professionals into what Lancashire Violence Reduction Network is, our approach, and where you can find out more.


A contribution to the debate on how to secure safe environments for everybody.

Adverse Childhood Experiences

The little book of adverse childhood experiences


Find out about adverse childhood experiences in our guide.


An in-depth compilation of online resources on ACEs.

Link to helpful resources for professionals working with children and young people, their families and communities.



Resource page.

A wealth of resources to inform and support partners during the pandemic.

Preview of Lancs VRU domestic and sexual violence and abuse survey report

Read a summary of the findings of our COVID-19 domesic and sexual violence and abuse survey

Prisoners & Their Families

Communications materials.

A series of leaflets for professionals and families to use to support children whose father is in prison.

Domestic Abuse

Communications materials

Resources to support the multi-agency Lancashire-wide domestic abuse campaign.

Knife Crime

'Believe you can' Instagram account

Visit the Believe You Can knife crime campaign account on Instagram to see inspirational messages and videos developed for and with young people in Lancashire. 

This includes a true story video about a young person ‘Jay’ who turned his life around after involvement in knife crime.

The campaign was created by Lancashire Violence Reduction Network in 2020 to encourage young people into positive decisions and meaningful activities.

Visit the Believe You Can Lancashire Instagram account.

'Hard calls save lives' campaign

A campaign launched by the Met Police and Crimestoppers in April 2021 led by mothers who have lost their sons to knife crime.

A series of videos and other materials show the stories of the sons they lost and the phone calls they had to make. 

The campaign aims to encourage family members to report anonymously to Crimestoppers any information they have about knife crime. 

Access the ‘hard calls save lives’ campaign website.


Nest Lancashire supports young people aged 8 to 18 who have been affected by crime, bullying, threats or harassment. Young people can talk to Nest in confidence and access support  free of charge.

Nest aims to help young people to recover from whatever they have experience and help young people to move forward and feel safe again.

Access the Nest Lancashire website.

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