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Community Ventures – A Helping Hand

Community Ventures successfully secured funding from the National Lottery community fund to deliver A Helping Hand to our local residents who were struggling during the pandemic. Having communicated and consulted with them and our partners who were providing support, our team identified many gaps in services which were having a detrimental impact on the health and

Community Ventures – Cooking for the Community

Community Ventures struck up a partnership with local healthy eating organisation Nutribox to help to ensure that vulnerable community members who were required to self isolate during the COVID-19 pandemic were able to have access to healthy meals.   We served up meals for residents who had dietary requirements and who were really struggling due

National Lottery fund our Discover Your Bright Spark Service

Community Ventures is delighted to receive funding from The National Lottery Community Fund to host our Service. Discover Your Bright Spark is our family based personal development coaching programme which helps parents to help their children to develop a positive mindset from a young age. We provide a relaxing and fun environment for families to

Our ESF Funded project leads to creation of new business.

Community Ventures Development Services C.I.C offered an opportunity for community members to gain knowledge on how to gain employment, access training courses, and to learn new skills.  Our service users were provided with support and guidance and here is the impact our work and approaches had on one of our service users. At the start

Portland Inn Project Shortlisted for RIBA MacEwen Award 2019

Fantastic news as The Portland Inn project is shortlisted for the Royal Institute of British Architects MacEwan award. Their amazing 'Raise the Roof' project which took place on the Century Street Green Space last summer, with the objective being to reclaim the space following many months of ASB in the area by delivering many activities

Community Ventures in Sandwell

Community Ventures Multi Lingual Service is now working in Sandwell, in partnership with The European Union Social Fund and the Skills Funding Agency. We will now be hosting weekly session for participants who Need Help Getting into Employment. The sessions which we host in partnership with EPIC help people with CV Hints & Tips Creating

Community Ventures & Ignition Partnership 

Community Ventures & Ignition Partnership  Ignition is a journey of personal development discovery and has been beautifully created by the inspirational international trainer and coach TeeJay Dowe. Ignition uses a combination of coaching, training, and conversation to empower young people to build confidence, boost self worth and to provide vision and direction when choosing options

Community Ventures in the City Centre

Community Ventures in partnership with Stoke on Trent City Council and partner organisations are working together to tackle City centre issues via a multi agency asset based approach. Our role is to support City centre residents businesses and community groups to identify assets and enable action. To deliver local projects and long-term sustainable interventions and

Tackling Loneliness in Stoke on Trent

Community Ventures are working in partnership with Stoke on Trent City Council with the aim of reducing loneliness and isolation throughout the City. Loneliness affects our health and quality of life; it also impacts on the wider economy, the NHS and social care. A pilot scheme covering the Longton East area will focus on reaching

Community Ventures & The Carers Hub

Community Ventures delivered 13 social activity sessions in the North of the city using the Fegg Hayes Hub, these sessions included colour therapy, crafting, meditation, 1st Aid, cook and eat, sharing skills, music, quiz’s and advisory talks from local organisations. These sessions were facilitated and delivered by Community Ventures and some of our partners.  

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