Staffordshire Adults Autistic Society (SAAS) receive lottery cash
The 5 year project called changing lives for Autistic spectrum disorder, will support adults on the spectrum, carers and professionals, the funding will enable the charity to recruit two members of staff an helpline officer and and admin officer.
Kevin Healey Chairman said, “this is amazing news for the charity and we are absolutely delighted, we continue to grow from strength to strength putting staffordshire on the map for Autism provision for Adults, the project will help health and social care, teachers to gain a better understanding of ASD, people on the spectrum will have improved mental and emotional well-being, through access to various information, and volunteers will gain increased skills and develop new skills within the charity.
SAAS recently attended Buckingham palace, and met with her Majesty the Queen, and was presented with the Queens award an M.B.E for the charity, she was very impressed with the work that SAAS have been doing over the last 5 years.
The Big Lottery Fund is the largest distributor half of National Lottery good cause funding across the UK. The Fund aims to enable others to make real improvements to communities and the lives of people most in need.
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