Famalies Against Violence (Charity)
Families against Violence CIO is a project run by James Gregory to encourage and guide the youth of today by providing support to young disadvantaged people and helping them develop confidence and self-esteem to excel in all aspects of life. Through programmes like ‘can you kick’ it now a Register Manchester County Fa Football Club which has been running for over 8 years for ages 6+21, James hopes to establish a new hope and self-worth for young children through playing and coaching football, building relationships, teaching discipline and most importantly having fun in and safe environment. Programmes like this have a long-term positive affect teaching valuable life skills and providing job opportunities. The popularity and successes of this project has opened many doors for FAV and now network with other organisations to offer more sporting opportunities, as well as days out. Other local authorities and communities have worked with FAV in order to offer counselling and support for those young men at greater risks, help keeping them from trouble and gang related violence. One of the key tasks of Families against violence is to aim to improve relationships between fathers and sons to build a better and brighter future. In 2016, Families against violence relaunched the programme ‘fathers are vital’, to encourage, motivate children, and empower fathers of today as well as fathers of tomorrow. Familis Against violence have gone on to achieve the greatest of success winning the community project of the year award in 2015 Peace Award 2011 2016 be proud Awards Key 103 Time to Shine 2016 South Manchester winner 2015 and have great plans to expand the charity to help not only fathers but also families against violence to keep children and families from the terrible fatalities of gang related violence.