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Funded by the Young Londoner’s Fund (YLF), Croydon Community Partnership Against Trauma aims to support up to 1,425 pupils aged 10 to 16 to spearhead Croydon’s long-term strategy to reduce youth violence by building partnerships that bring families, schools and local communities together in an integrated programme that equips young people with the tools to overcome a range of adverse childhood experiences and the skills to achieve their goals.

The BME Forum is working with a partnership made up of a number of schools, infrastructure, voluntary and community organisations, pupils, parents, and the council with the aim of:

  • supporting targeted support at the transitional phases between primary/secondary and school/college

  • informing the restructuring of Croydon’s children services by extending the alternative provision role in supporting young people with social and emotional problems into mainstream education

  • using community-based activities to tackle the root causes of youth violence

The three-year school-based programme covers the following key areas:

  • Trauma informed training for schools
  • 121 mental health support for young people
  • Providing diversionary activities

  • Developing trauma informed communities
Opening Hours

Head Office 

Mon-Fri: 9am – 5pm

Wellness Centre

Mon-Fri: 10am – 5pm 

Health & Wellbeing Space

Mon-Sat: 10am – 4:45pm

Sun: 11am: – 4pm 

Contact Info

Head Office 
56a Mitcham Road
Croydon CR0 3RG

Opposite Kwik Fit and BP Petrol Station Corner of Albion Street

Travel information
Buses: 264 – 1 Min to Head Office
Nearest Train or Tram Stop: West Croydon

TEL: 020 8684 3719 

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