July 2019

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Positve Alternatives for Young People

Positive Alternatives

The +Alt programme runs during term-time over ten weeks, and during the summer holidays over two weeks. The summer programme also includes sports and music sessions.

All programmes include ten dynamic and interactive workshop sessions which focus on:

  • identity and belonging
  • gang culture
  • stereotypes and
  • gender
  • responsibilities
  • county lines
  • knife crime and
  • reducing use of weapons

The programme also includes group sessions covering healthy relationships, sexual health, drugs and alcohol, social media and Citizen Aid

You can refer a young person to this programme by using this link.  The programme would be particularly beneficial to young people who are:

  • not in employment, education or training
  • persistently absent and/or excluded from school or an Educational Support Centre
  • at risk of criminal exploitation
  • at risk of Child Sexual Exploitation
  • experiencing poor mental health

Find out more about the programme Here


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