The Safer Crawley Partnership funds local community projects


He awarded £30,000 to Crawley Open House for the cost of day staff who provide support in areas relating to housing, physical health, mental health, substance and substance abuse, abuse of alcohol, financial well-being and food poverty. This will be provided through walk-in service at the drop-in center and through the provision of outreach work in the community.

Funding will be used to cover staff costs for service delivery.

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The Safer Crawley Partnership has awarded £30,000 to AudioActive to equip and launch a suite of recording/production equipment and for the delivery of additional projects to the 11-25 year old community:

Towards a safer Crawley

Finally, a sum of £20,387.25 has been awarded to the Youth Advice Center (YAC) for the delivery of workshops and targeted interventions for young women and non-binary people at risk of child sexual exploitation (CSE ) in Crawley, including:

Councilor Michael Jones said: ‘It has been particularly satisfying for us to be able to award £30,000 to Crawley Open House for the cost of their activities, including the council’s contribution to the running of the body’s brand new resource centre. charities, which we look forward to. when it opens in early July.

“AudioActive is also a great community organization that can make a real difference by channeling the energies and talents of our young people in a great direction to improve their skills and develop their future.

“Unfortunately there are still many dangers in life that young people need to be aware of and the threats posed to them by sexual exploitation are unfortunately all too present. I am confident that the Youth Advice Center will use this funding to provide good advice locally which will hopefully prevent this from happening.

Crawley Open House Managing Director Charlie Arratoon said: “Crawley Open House is very grateful to receive this funding which allows us to continue our work in the community supporting some of Crawley’s most vulnerable people.

AudioActive CEO Adam Joolia said, “We are thrilled to take our work with young people in Crawley to the next level with this support from the Safer Crawley Partnership.


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