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Gwalia wins Commissioner’s antisocial behaviour contract

Gwalia wins Commissioner’s antisocial behaviour contract

Police & Crime Commissioner with Richard DaviesWe're extremely pleased to announce that we've won the contract to reduce antisocial behaviour across Dyfed-Powys.

Working closely with agencies such as Dyfed-Powys Police and local authorities, we will deliver services in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys, initially for up to three years.

Our staff will identify and manage risk to people who have experienced antisocial behaviour. They will ensure that those affected will have access to advocacy, counselling and mentoring to reduce the impact of antisocial behaviour.

The work is being funded by Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner Christopher Salmon. Richard Davies, our Executive Director of Customer Services, said: "We’re delighted to have won the tender to work with the Commissioner to make communities throughout Dyfed-Powys safer.

"Our work will provide a flexible and responsive service that will reduce the impact of antisocial behaviour. It will use methods which we currently use across our housing services, ensuring that our customers feel safe within their community.

"Our mission is to transform lives and strengthen Welsh communities, this new service works towards our mission."

Mr Salmon said: "I want innovative ideas to improve behaviour and keep communities safe – and the Gwalia tender presentation gave me just that in relation to antisocial behaviour. The company has great experience in housing, with communities and in dealing with antisocial behaviour.

"There are incredible challenges presented by crime and antisocial behaviour, and I’m in the process of commissioning a suite of services responsive to today's needs.

"I am focused on improving behaviour and tackling causes of antisocial behaviour. I want to see work with families to give young people responsibility and respect."