Suffolk Positive Futures uses sport and education to engage vulnerable young people from 10 to 19-years-old and connect them to their community. The service provides a compelling alternative to crime and anti-social behaviour and directly contributes to making Suffolk a safer area for all.
Judges recognise the importance of Catch22′s work
The judges said:
‘We were very impressed by the energy and determination of Suffolk Positive Futures in their aim of providing positive alternative activities for young people, to divert them from anti-social behaviour and crime.’
The judges recognised that Catch22’s work is extremely important in reducing incidents of anti-social behaviour and highlighted work in Stowmarket that has resulted in a 25% decrease.
The sponsor of the award, Tim Passmore, Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner acknowledged the contribution Catch22 Suffolk Positive Futures is making towards community safety and crime prevention.