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Fresh Start Clubs

Fresh Start Club
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PURPOSE  -  To support and  re - engaging Communities following lock downs and recovery from  Covid 19 over last 2 and half years
Project Aims
  • To improve opportunities for residents to access safe, informal social interaction and   develop networks in a  local setting
  • Gateway  to engage with isolated residents and long term covid
  • To help combat loneliness
  • Make new or find old friends
  • Utilise the Centre/Church/space  to provide a caring, supportive & welcoming place for residents to ‘drop-in’ and have some tea / toast / crumpet / a chat
  • Possible support to new people moving into the area also possible integration for Ukrainian  families
  • Help identify  any local issues or support groups needed
Project Objectives
  • Help resident to  re-engage with local community and beyond
  • Building residents confidence, wellbeing & self esteem
  • To ‘enable’ residents to live more fulfilling lives
  • Volunteers will be utilised to develop their skills & help run the café
  • Make sustainable by building capacity with community
  • Reduced social isolation, increased opportunities for social networking (assisted by friendly staff & volunteers)
  • To ‘normalise’ the project so anyone can feel they can  drop in for a cuppa & a chat

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