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NCS Returns for their Autumn Programme

Every year, thousands of teenagers, aged 15-17, across the country attend the NCS (National Citizen Service) programme to develop new skills, meet new people and live independently, all whilst making a positive impact in the community.

This year due to COVID-19 the traditional NCS programme was adapted to ensure that young people across the country can ‘Keep Doing Good’ in their communities.

‘Keep Doing Good’ was launched as a part of NCS’s ‘One Million Hours of Doing Good’, a wider pledge that enabled up to one million hours for teens to take an active role in helping the country recover post Covid-19.

Our NCS team this Autumn we will be delivering a 5-day programme during the Autumn half term, which includes supporting the wider community through social action.

Maybe you have a personal statement to think about, or a job that you would like to apply for? NCS is the perfect opportunity this autumn to provide you with the transferable skills for development. Throughout the week we will be providing you with skills and tools to further your learning and bulk up that CV! The sessions will span across a variety of topics, such as Mental Health, Money Management and Public Speaking etc.

We can ensure that we will adhere to all COVID-19 guidelines, regularly sanitise, wear masks and maintain a safe social distance throughout the whole of the programme. We want to make sure that everyone who takes part stays safe, without altering the NCS experience.

Want to get involved?

If you are a young person aged between 16-17 wanting to sign up to NCS, or a community partner in need of some help through our social action projects, we’d love to hear from you!

You can sign up to our Autumn Programme, by accessing the NCS website:

Alternatively, you can contact Ellie Smith via Email: or Telephone: 07480 738 617

We have a number of young people signed up from schools spanning across Crawley, Haywards Heath and East Grinstead and spaces are filling up quickly, we recommend you sign up as soon as you can!

For more information or for regular updates/photos across the programme follow:

Facebook: Crawley Town Community Foundation

Twitter: @CrawleyTownCF

Instagram: @CrawleyTownCF or @crawleyyp

Crawley Town Community Foundation uses the power of sport and football to engage, inspire and empower people. Working with participants and the community, together with local, regional and national partners, we aim to positively change lives and support people in health & wellbeing, sports participation, equalities and inclusion, education, enterprise, employment and skills, regeneration and community safety.

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