Jersey charities Les Amis and Mencap face budget cuts

Three Jersey charities have been told their budgets will be cut by a total of £140,000 next year.

Les Amis, Jersey Mencap and Family Nursing and Homecare have been hit by cuts in the States which is attempting to save £50m.

Mencap said it was disappointed, but not surprised by the decision and next year would be "difficult".

The Health and Social Services Department is also facing the loss of 32 posts.

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