SoMi Academy CIC is a not-for-profit education company specialising in music & performing arts education provision, for children. Delivering social change through performing arts, ongoing education, arts/performance projects, CPD & an online learning platform.
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The Academy has a subscription online learning platform for children, parents and teachers. There is also an online shop where you can purchase clothing, instruments and accessories.
Mindfully Unique will provide mental health and wellbeing support for the community providing Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy 6-8-week courses and 1 to 1 sessions. The aim of the course/s is to teach the skills needed to live in the moment and better manage stress and distress through practical mindfulness skills for daily living and mindful meditation.
Brew Me Sunshine is a Café situated within the old Visitor Newspaper building in Morecambe. The Café space is shared with the Galloway’s sight loss services team and creates a warm friendly approachable atmosphere for people to access and learn about the sight loss support offered by the charity. The profits from the café are donated back to the charity.
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The café is developing and growing with a view to creating employment opportunities for people with visual impairment. Revenue generated by the café supports this work.
This social enterprise also has available office space and can be contacted directly about this.
Youth Action is an award-winning youth charity, working across Lancashire for the last 19 years. We provide a range of services to the community for families and children and young people aged 5 to 24.
Our service will operate independently providing Person Centred and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, mediation and life skills. Our work will be sourced through local CIC’s, networking, care providers, GP’s and community hubs. As counsellors our services are universal to the needs of anyone who feels they would benefit from counselling. This could either be on a 1-2-1 basis or group sessions. Often, we find counselling is sought after particularly by individuals who are on the margins of society and have multiple, complex needs. It is well recognised that these groups have high levels of mental health amongst others. The company’s activities will provide benefit to our local area, where there is a high level of social and economic deprivation.
“No Whispers” offers training and workshops to engage, motivate and provide learning opportunities for professionals, community members and volunteers who are significantly placed to connect with children and young people and families.
Participants will gain knowledge, understanding and awareness of child sexual exploitation, the impact and misuse of social media, child criminal exploitation and County lines with Safeguarding and reporting strategies.
The impact on the safety, health and wellbeing of children and young people is the most important outcome which will be achieved through the enhanced knowledge and understanding of participants making effective challenges in work towards reducing child exploitation.
RELEASE into Victory (RiV) is a support service for adults over the age of 18 who have experienced or are affected by Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA). RiV is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company established in 2013; based in Leyland, we operate across Central Lancashire. Fundraising for our services is through the Angel Gifts shop and crafts centre at 98 Hough Lane, and our training, engagement ad counselling support takes place in our dedicated workshop and counselling rooms upstairs.
As a service, Release into Victory have three action points:
Raising awareness of Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA): The time has come to stand together and face the fact that CSA is a whole society issue, if we ignore the problem we are simply allowing a veil of secrecy for the abusers to hide behind and therefore giving perpetrators opportunities to continue with this crime against vulnerable children. By raising awareness of CSA we can send a message to perpetrators that as a community we believe that sexual abuse is unacceptable and will no longer be tolerated it in our society.
Training for support services: Our multi-agency approach is a major component of our service. We work in collaboration with local support services by exchanging & sharing Information, skills and expertise. We are running sample sessions from our training room in Leyland from March 2020 for support agencies to find out more about this service.
Support for survivors: Survivors deserve to be heard in a way that is best for them as individuals. People who have been abused often need and benefit from opportunities to validate their stories, speaking out about their experiences often leads to a sense of freedom and relief and can be very empowering. Our 1:1 confidential listening service, provides support to individuals to enable them to work out where they are emotionally on their own personal healing journey, and signpost on to professional counselling/therapy if required. We also provide access to our Peer Support Network.
We are a Mental Health Service Provider, giving advice, services and support to the Public Community. We aim to increase the Awareness, Education & Support of Mental Health in our Communities.
We provide a Personal & Diverse, Mental Health “1 Stop” Wellbeing Organisation, where the Community can access up to date and endorsed information on Mental Health & Wellbeing related topics, as well as our online, face to face, telephone and walk and talk mental health services from a team of Mental Health Professionals. This will be in an efficient and timely manner.
Freckle is a marketing consultancy, focused on support for the 3rd sector, in all areas of business development, promotion, creative delivery and marketing.
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