Alterno is pleased to support the Taupo branch with funding towards their programs in the local area. Blue Light is a registered charity that works in partnership with the police to deliver an extensive range of youth programmes and activities.
The goals of Blue Light are to: Reduce the incidence of young people becoming an offender or victim of crime and to encourage better relations between the police, young people, their parents and the community.
This is achieved by organising and running a variety of supervised programmes targeting: youth at risk, life-skills, crime reduction, and cultural, social, sporting and educational activities in an environment free from alcohol, drugs and violence.
Blue Lights objectives are entirely in keeping with the police mission of ‘Safer Communities Together’, the Police Strategic Plan and National Youth Policing Plan.
Blue Light aims to assist the Police achieve its youth and community objectives by providing pro-active initiatives to meet a key target market. It does this by providing young people with positive lifestyle alternatives and strategies to avoid becoming an offender or victim of crime.
Blue Light is a charity organisation that delivers and supports a multitude of youth programs nationally and has been doing so for over 30 years.