Tag Archives: Health & Social Care

Spacious Place Engage Ltd

Contact: Mark Hirst

 

Email: mark@spaciousplace.co.uk

Web: www.spaciousplace.co.uk/engage www.spefurnishings.co.uk

   

 

About Us

Spacious Place Engage Ltd is an innovative Social Enterprise. Specialising in engagement with some of the most vulnerable local people, we provide stability and support. Our aim is to assist individuals as they move from a point of genuine need into a place of hope and opportunity. Life can sometimes close in on people and surround them with restrictions. By focusing on an individual’s strengths and resilience, we help to create the space to journey away from need.

Spacious Place Engage runs a home delivery Food Bank in Burnley and offer wrap around support to try to help people not to need to use our Food Bank. We have developed our Community RePaint Scheme for several years to divert surplus paint from landfill and offer affordable paint to the local community. Recently we expanded to trade as SPE Furnishings to offer the paint and electrical goods and brand new furniture as a direct alternative to Bright House and other ‘rent to own’ high interest providers. We partner with PCCU the local credit union to offer weekly & monthly payment plans.

 


 

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U-Night Group

Contact: Sue Sharples

Tel: 07834 695606

 

Email: sueamberco@aol.com

Web: www.unightgroup.co.uk

     

 

About Us

The U-Night Group is a Community Interest Company run by and for people with a learning disability who live in Lancashire. 

Our aim is to reduce isolation and loneliness, by providing opportunities for people to engage in meaningful activities, which lead to the formation of friendships and relationships. We do this by providing evening social and leisure events, training on sex and relationships and running a dating and mating agency called ‘MeetnMatch’.

 


 

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Power of Music (North West) CIC

Contact: Jacqui Sutton

Tel: 07710 756894

 

Email: powerofmusic64@gmail.com

Web: www.powerofmusicnorthwest.co.uk

     

 

About Us

Power of Music through music therapy, singing and sharing music deliver planned sessions that incorporate peer support and social interaction. Our music sessions are designed to help people and their families living with a long term condition such as dementia. Meeting people and sharing music on a regular basis encourages peer support creating important networking where people come together to share their experiences. The Power of Music CIC already has two Community Choirs called the “Songbirds” in West Lancashire. The project is to develop “Singing For Health” sessions delivered by some of our choir members and our choir facilitator within residential and day care settings for people living with a long term health condition such as dementia, COPD, stroke and mental health. The Power of Music has already worked with the British Lung Foundation, Stroke Association and the Alzheimer’s society.

Our aim is to help and support people who can be isolated and dis-empowered as a result of the advanced stage of their dementia or other long term health conditions. These musical and personal interactions identify and build upon areas still intact in a person suffering the losses associated with the later stages of Alzheimer’s or, other forms of dementia or stroke such as memory, physical capacities, personality changes and accompanying loss of identity. Power of Music can deliver a “Singing for Health” programme designed to support care staff to develop their understanding of how music can benefit and support the emotional needs of people with dementia in the context of a person-centred approach to dementia care.

 


 

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Arts 2 Heal

22 Shear Bank Rd
Blackburn
BB1 8AZ

Contact: Banu Adam

Tel: 07792 998963


Email:
banu@arts2heal.org

Web: www.arts2heal.org

       


About Us

The Charity “Arts 2 Heal” is set up for “The advancement of health” – specifically mental health of vulnerable individuals. Primary aim to provide arts based activities to develop skills of emotional resilience, control, self-acceptance, tolerance, and responsibility. Secondary aim to increase: engagement with culture, social interaction, and contribution to the group / society (employability skills).

 


 

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Certain Curtain Theatre

Unit 128 Oyston Mill
Strand Road
Preston
PR1 8UR


Contact:
 Claire Moore

Tel: 01772 731024  


Email: 
cctheatre@yahoo.com

Web: www.cctheatre.co.uk

 

ABOUT US

A not-for-profit professional touring theatre company – specialising in writing and producing original dynamic live theatre. Often exploring important social issues; domestic abuse, teenage pregnancy, gun crime. Established in 1989 the company tours across the UK taking live theatre to community spaces improving access to the arts and utilising theatre for the education of all.

 


 

 

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Barnardo’s

7 Lineside Close
Liverpool
L25 2UD


Contact:
 Dave Packwood

Tel: 0151 488 1100


Email:
 dave.packwood@barnardos.org.uk

Web: www.barnardos.org.uk

 

ABOUT US

As one of the UK’s leading children’s charities, Barnardo’s works directly with 248,000 children, young people, parents and carers every year. We run over 996 vital services across the UK, including counselling for children who have been abused, fostering and adoption services, vocational training and disability inclusion groups.

Every Barnardo’s service is different but each believes in the potential in every child and young person, no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through.

 


 

 

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DanceSyndrome

Suite 2, Waterside
St James Court West
Accrington
BB5 1NA


Contact:
 Sarah Calderbank

Tel: 07597 942494


Email:
 info@dancesyndrome.co.uk

Web: www.dancesyndrome.co.uk

 

ABOUT US

DanceSyndrome is an inclusive arts charity that aims to inform and empower people through dance. Our trained dancers, both with and without learning disabilities, work alongside each other to offer community dance workshops for anyone who wants to improve their physical health and personal wellbeing. As well as offering community dance workshops across the North West, we also provide dance leadership training to empower people with and without learning disabilities to become Dance Leaders and to gain the knowledge, skills and ability to co-deliver inclusive dance sessions. DanceSyndrome also perform live at a variety of public and private events across the UK, including community showcases, festivals, fundraising events, national conferences, AGMs, universities, schools and even parties and weddings! DanceSyndrome opens eyes. A performance allows us to share with you how powerful dance can be and allows us to challenge perceptions and demonstrate ability rather than disability.

 


 

 

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Listening Tree CIC

3 Honeysuckle Close
Whittle-Le-Woods
Nr Chorley
PR6 7RF


Contact:
Sally Proctor

Tel: 01257 752192


Email:
 sally.proctor@listeningtree.org.uk

Web: www.listeningtree.org.uk

 

ABOUT US

Listening Tree CIC is a counselling consultancy & training service dedicated to improving emotional well-being & mental health in children & young people.

We provide support both directly & indirectly to children, young people, school staff & other professionals through training, supervision & consultancy.We have a particular interest in bereavement support as this is where a lot of our passion and expertise lies.

 


 

 

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Inter Madrassah Organisation

Unit 11, Business Development Centre
Eanam Wharf
Blackburn
BB1 5BL


Contact: 
Stephen Jones

Tel: 07973 860717

 

Email: stephen.jones@inter-madrassah.org

Web: www.inter-madrassah.org

 

 

ABOUT US

A grassroots charity based in the heart of Blackburn. We have been operating since 2006 and work with young and old people in supporting them on various health & wellbeing, education & employability and Sports & Development.

Our work got recognised in 2016 by her Majesty and we were awarded the prestigious Queens Award for Voluntary Services.

Our strength is in engaging with BAME, Assulym and Refugee community and we as an organisation are big in engaging and supporting all.

 

 


 

 

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SHAPE Lancashire Community Interest Company

14 Church Road
Bamber Bridge
Preston
Lancashire
PR1 3BQ

 

Contact: Kate Eastwood and Mandy Foster

 

Tel: 07966 531797 or 07947 715123

Email: kate.eastwood@shapelancashire.co.uk / mandy.foster@shapelancashire.co.uk

 


About Us

SHAPE Lancashire is a newly established Community Interest Company. We aim to deliver projects in the community across Lancashire that will improve the lives of the people living there. We aim to deliver projects including, but not exclusive to, Sports, Health and Wellbeing, Enviromental, Volunteering.

Although newly established as a CIC, we have have been delivering projects in Lancashire for over 20 years in previous employment. We have delivered a wide range of projects and always deliver outcomes. We are passionate about what we do, and believe our strength is in community enagement.

 


 

 

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