POMPEY IN THE COMMUNITY
Pompey in the Community offers football coaching schemes, inclusive football events as well as educational programmes for schools and community groups. The charity works to develop skills of young people in the community, tackle substance and alcohol misuse and criminality and positively engages with those at risk or involved in the Youth Justice System. The charity has been awarded the EFL Community Club of The Year in 2017 and 2019 and has gained recognition by receiving the Positive Futures Achievement Award for the under 13’s team.
The charity has also set up a series of sporting sessions with the aim to become more inclusive to those with disabilities and amputations. Events include; Powerchair Football, Inclusive Football and Amputee Football. The events are run in conjunction with the Portsmouth Football Club coaches. In addition, it runs the National Citizenship Service programme in Portsmouth for teenagers aged 16-17.