March 2019 – Oxford Public Spaces Drugs Task Force
Turning Point have been working closely with The Oxford Public Spaces Drugs Taskforce, Oxford city Council, Oxfordshire County council and Thames valley Police, this has been an ongoing partnership were each service offer support as individual services coming together to have a bigger impact on the different problems arising from substance misuse and county line drug dealing with-in our community.
28th March was the second community event that Turning point attended around the concerns of drug taking and dealing in the local community
Turning point were quest speakers at a community event set up with the local residents from east Oxford. This was the second event set up to hear concerns from the local community around drug dealing and drug use in the local community. The event was well attended with over 40 local residents coming to share their concerns. Turning points volunteer co-ordinator and assertive out-reach lead interacted with the local community to provide information around people assessing treatment at Turning point drug or alcohol misuse.
The continuing work we do in the community to help our service users to re-connect to their community and to improve their local environment.