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Dorset High Sheriff Award Winner!

We are delighted and proud to have recently been awarded the High Sheriff of Dorset Award for our valuable service to the community. The award is such a privilege to receive in recognition of our dedication to the community we serve and the caring, on-going support we provide. George Streatfeild, High Sherriff of Dorset presented… Read more »

Happy Christmas from Acts Fast!

Here are a few pictures from our Christmas meal for our staff and volunteers.  We would like to say a huge thank you to all of our volunteers, who’s time and dedication to our charity allows us to continue to provide invaluable support to parents and families, in turn helping children affected by sexual abuse,… Read more »

Ministry of Justice: call for evidence

Mandy and two of our trustees were honoured to meet Neil Barker and Oliver Lendrum at The Ministry of Justice as part of the ‘call for evidence‘ into: Assessing risk of harm to children and parents in private law cases. Acts Fast brought the voices of children and parents from Dorset to inform the panel,… Read more »

Funding from AFC Bournemouth

Hannah and Janis attended the Vitality stadium on Wednesday 21st August to officially receive our funding cheque from AFC Bournemouth. This valuable funding has allowed us to expand and enhance out I.T services, helping us to keep our service up and running.

Training delivered to professionals

Acts Fast were privileged to be able to impart some of the knowledge, expertise and experience that we have in working with trauma and its effect of the family as a whole. Through delivering this training we sought to not only help more parents and families in the community through educating other professionals, but to… Read more »

Dorset Community foundation

Dorset Community foundation – A huge thank you to Dorset community fund for awarding us £4569.00 in funding. We rely on funding bids such as this to continue to run our charity, continuing to not only support parents but to shine the light on child sexual abuse.

National lottery community fund

Thank you so much to the national lottery community fund for awarding us £9940.00 in funding. This is a significant amount of money which enables us to keep the charity running, allowing us to continue supporting and raising awareness of child sexual abuse.

John Jay shield award

We are honoured to announce that our CEO Mandy was awarded the John Jay shield award on the 21st March 2019. The John Jay shield is awarded to people who make a difference and help to keep people safe within the community. We are absolutely thrilled for Acts Fast and Mandy to hold this award… Read more »

Rewarding Our Volunteer

We were thrilled to present one of our volunteers Paula, with a room to reward.  Partnering with selected hotels that offer volunteers a free two night stay in a hotel of their choice.  Here at Acts Fast we really value all of our volunteers and were so pleased to be able to recognise one of… Read more »

Our New Premises

We are very excited to be moving into our new offices in Mannings Heath.  We are looking forward to the charity continuing to expand.  Being a small charity, money can sometimes be a problem, however we were incredibly lucky that our CEO’s husband worked free of charge to build our amazing new office.