Team aims to help families in need in Burnham and Highbridge
initiative to help troubled families and people in need in Burnham-On-Sea
and Highbridge has been praised this week.
Together Team is a multi-agency partnership working to help build
a stronger sense of community in the area through case management
and community development.
partners - who include local Police, Sedgemoor District Council,
housing providers, youth organisations, schools and social care
providers - meet on a regular basis with the Together Team Co-ordinator
to discuss current cases and bring together knowledge and resources
to support residents and resolve problems or complaints in the area.
adopt an outreach approach to meet the needs of individuals and
families working with residents to reduce crime, anti-social behaviour
and financial hardship whilst improving quality of life, access
to work opportunities, volunteering and training," explained
the group's Joe Piscina and Kevin Curd during a Burnham and Highbridge
Town Council meeting this week, pictured below.
can get in touch with the Together Team directly to self-refer and
ask for support and help or to raise concerns about a problem or
issue within the area.
Together Team also seeks to encourage resident involvement and to
help make the local area an attractive, welcoming and accessible
place. To contact the team, call 01278 435216 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
councillors welcomed the scheme at their meeting on Monday.