Safety Net Celebrate and Meet The Mayor

The Mayor attends an event to celebrate primary aged children who have worked with local children’s charity Safety Net to boost their confidence.

Children from Brighton and Hove were thrilled today to meet the Mayor, Councillor Mo Marsh as part of a celebration event held by Safety Net at their Emmaus offices in Portslade.

Safety Net 3The children had all taken part in a programme called SNAP (Safety Net Assertiveness Project) to help build their confidence and self-esteem, and had then gone on to plan activity sessions for themselves and other children.

The activities are all funded through Children in Need, which has enabled us to reach many children across the city

The celebration event was held to recognise the children achievements within activities at Safety Net.

sAFETY nETChildren painted T-shirts, played games outside and then ate a pizza lunch with the mayor.

Certificates were presented and photos taken next to our olive tree in Emmaus Grounds in Portslade. The olive tree is surrounded by stones. These stones have decorated statements which celebrate how pupils in Brighton and Hove use their power for good. This was created in anti-bullying week in November

Safety Net promotes safety and wellbeing for children, young people and families in their homes, at schools and in the community. Supporting children through anti-bullying and safety projects in local schools, parents and carers through 1-2-1 family support, group work and parenting courses. Safety Net has been working to keep children and young people safe both locally and further afield since 1995.

For further information about the work of Safety Net please go to our website www.safety-net.org.uk