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Positive Action in the Community (PAC) was established in 1997 to meet the needs of the community which were not being met through statutory provision or by other organisations, particularly in the areas of youth homelessness, domestic abuse and mental wellbeing.

We are a local registered charity with the vision to have a community that gives the greatest opportunity for a safe, fulfilled and aspirational life, free from, homelessness, domestic abuse and poor mental health.

To achieve this we deliver a number of projects that includes; supported accommodation, community based support, support in educational settings, counselling, and training, and personal development opportunities.

All our services provide specialist support on an individual basis to empower people to build emotional resilience, improve their health and wellbeing, make positive choices, and to have fulfilled and independent lives.


To have a community that gives the greatest opportunities for a safe, fulfilled, and aspirational life free from homelessness, domestic abuse, and poor mental health.


We aim to make a positive difference to those impacted by homelessness, domestic abuse and/or poor mental health by developing innovative responses to need and providing high-quality, specialist support to empower people to build independent lives and live safely.


Supportive / Empowering – To ensure everyone has the support they need and are empowered (beyond PAC).

Innovative – To explore new and best ways of working.

Inspirational / Aspirational – To ensure everyone at PAC are inspired by our mission, vision, and values and have aspirations for achieving personal and our organisational goals.

Integration – To ensure that PAC, its services, and users form an integral part of the daily lives of our community (breaking down barriers and removing stereotypes).

Resilience – To always keep going, using our learning to help us grow.

Our Purpose

To make a positive difference.

Proactively meet unmet needs/gaps – provide early intervention to support statutory, family, and community needs.

To increase service users to realise their potential and thrive.

To build strong futures for communities and create generational change.

To be a trusted organisation – which is professional and respected for the quality of its services and its approachability and flexibility.


Claire Bennett
Charity CEO
Courtney Wright
Head of Business and Finance
Jen Gore
Head of Services and Deveopment
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