Cranstoun’s East Sussex Families & Carers Team (ESFACT) has received a grant of £34,000 from the Police & Crime Commissioner’s Safe Space Sussex Funding Network.
Team Leader, Emma Jones joined the Police & Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne on 22 August to accept the grant award and explain how the funding will help victims to cope and recover from crime and abuse in Sussex.
Commenting on the funding award, Emma Jones said: “We are delighted to have been awarded this grant from the Safe Space Funding Network, which will allow us to continue to deliver our service to families in East Sussex who are affected by someone who has a dual diagnosis of mental illness and substance misuse.”
Commending East Sussex Families & Carers Team on its successful bid Mrs Bourne said: “The East Sussex Families & Carers Team is a great example of an innovative local project that aims to help victims and protect our most vulnerable. I look forward to visiting the team at their office in Eastbourne and following the progress of their project over the next year.”