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Stand Against Violence

What is Stand Against Violence?


Stand Against Violence works with young people across the South West to prevent youth violence. Our work to date has received overwhelmingly positive feedback reporting reductions in violence, fighting and improved attitudes towards violence.


We deliver violence prevention workshops to schools across the region, focusing on personal safety; anger and aggression; basic life support and the awareness of choices and consequences.These workshops are ideal for PSHE and safety awareness education.


With your donations we can deliver anti violence workshops, self-defense and vital first aid lessons in schools and youth organisations. We can also keep our late night café open in Taunton, which provides young people a place to socialise in a safe environment. Donations also allow us to continuously develop new and innovative educational resources combating violence in our communities.


SAV was set up in 2005 following the tragic murder of 17 year old Lloyd Fouracre; SAV aims to prevent future tragedies such as this and save families the grief of losing loved ones to violence. The workshops we deliver equip and inform students in an effective manner how to Stand Against Violence.

Visit our YouTube Page to watch our videos including our support from Rizzle Kicks and Wretch 32.

“I’d love to see everybody saying that ‘I don’t want to live in a violent society’, and I’m sure one day we’ll get there.”

Our Resources & Workshops

Our PSHE workshops demonstrate consequences of actions - Think before you act, think twice before you react

We offer a range of interactive, engaging and powerful workshops for schools and organisations working with young people.

Typical topics covered include looking at the consequences of violence and impact, bullying and esafety, personal safety, alcohol and anti-social behaviour.

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For our offers and more information on our workshops, please contact us

”Sav has made me think about the kind of person I am, and the kind of choices I make, and the impact those choices have"

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