National media briefing: Young Minds, Phoenix Futures, knife crime pledge, 700 Club

Charities in today's national news

tional Media Briefing
tional Media Briefing

Charities, including Young Minds, have questioned whether a drive to improve child mental health services will prove successful.
See BBC News for full story

The charity Phoenix Futures is planning to plant a forest in which every tree will represent a service user who has successfully completed one of its drug recovery programmes.
See The Guardian for full story

Ministers will today pledge £18m to tackle knife crime, £4m of which is expected to go to local charities and voluntary groups working with teenagers involved in knife and gang attacks.
See The Sun for full story

Darlington-based homelessness charity 700 Club, which won a tender to run a hostel that led to a Salvation Army-run service closing, faces a large bill after a tribunal decided it was responsible for the contracts of the 18 Salvation Army staff.
See BBC News for full story

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