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Burnley FC in the Community is proud to join forces with Lancashire Violence Reduction Network to deliver the CHAMPIONS Programme.

CHAMPIONS is a Lancashire Police Custody programme which is designed to steer 18–25-year-olds away from re-offending and into education, training and employment.

The programme forms part of the charity’s Community Welfare & Inclusion department, which focuses on delivering impactful and worthwhile projects to young people in the local community.

CHAMPION uses Custody Intervention Coaches who are based directly in police custody to speak to young adults, with the ultimate aim of reducing their re-offending rate and chance of becoming victims or perpetrators of violence. The programme works separately to the Criminal Justice System and offers a tailored approach, working with young people to raise awareness around the dangers of criminality and help with their personal development.

For More Information

Contact our Custody Intervention Coach, Tara Fraser-Bell

For more information on our Safeguarding Policy and Procedures please contact Sharon Swindells, Safeguarding Manager at Burnley FC in the Community or view our safeguarding page.