Sutton Night Watch has announced their plans to create a multi-functional space for the homeless following a grant from a community fund.

The charity recently applied to the Beddington Community Fund for support to create a new room for its service users.

This room will incorporate a place to relax, learn new skills and to take part in group activities.

The space will be able to accommodate supporting sessions such as mindfulness, addiction awareness, coffee mornings and more.

Carshalton business Life Force Support Ltd was one of the bids put in to assist with the creation of this space.

Founded and run by two women with over 35 years’ experience of supporting children with complex health and social needs, Life Force Support has been created to provide advice for anyone looking to create safe and practical spaces.

In addition to delivering innovative ideas, Life Force Support seek to inspire people to see the challenges of living with special needs or complex issues, by providing a fresh outlook at every opportunity.

SNW receive grant

SNW receive grant

A representative of Life Force Support said: “We are incredibly very pleased to be able to support the amazing work Sutton Night Watch do, not only in the borough we live in, but also the surrounding areas.

"Being chosen to work on this project through these very unique times is humbling & we are very happy to be able to show support."

Andy Fulker, Director of Sutton Night Watch said: “LFS was chosen because of the knowledge of creating sensory spaces and their great ideas on what they can do for us.

"This is very exciting for us as it will create a useable space for many different reasons."

Mike Stafford, Head of Contracts for Viridor in the South East and member of Funding Panel noted: “2020 has been a challenging year, but it has been fantastic to see the resilience, ongoing hard work and opportunities that community projects are offering around the Beddington ERF.

"Despite all of the disruption that lockdowns and Covid-19 restrictions have imposed on our lives, the projects we have funded this year give hope that normality will return, and new activities will continue to grow the sense of community in south London.

"I look forward to being able to visit some of the projects when it is safe to do so.”