The Hope Centre engages, equips & empowers disadvantaged people 18+ who have multiple barriers to social inclusion & learning from diverse social & economic backgrounds whose needs are wide-ranging; adults 18+ living in the community with mild to moderate mental health issues, street homeless, substance misusers and people who are receiving treatment for drug / alcohol misuse.
They provide support, advice, training and other services directly to the people of St Helens as well as working with the local authority, healthcare providers, housing associations and other organisations. In particular they work with those affected by unemployment, homelessness, drug and alcohol misuse, mental health conditions and social exclusion. They also provide training to businesses and organisations in the areas of wellbeing, positive mental health and a range of vocational skills.
Date Awarded: 4th February 2015
Quality Level Marks: Level 1
Social Value Pledges:
- They pledge to improve the health and wellbeing of local people through an intervention. This opportunity will potential empower people to identify risks and make positive life choices
- They pledge to help to develop stronger more resilient communities by offering local people the chance to develop positive social networks, positive social skills and positive social behaviour
- They pledge to support the prevention of crime by working in partnership with local Drug And Alcohol Services to engage local people, to support them to make positive choices about their behaviour and changing how they are perceived by the wider community
- They pledge to reduce the need for crisis support required by local people. Raising their awareness of risk, developing the skills and confidence they need to make positive choices