BIG NEWS in Cheshire East
Pure Insight has secured BIG Lottery funding to scale it's successful mentoring programme into Cheshire East. - We are currently training 9 mentors in Macclesfield - 2 mentors will be matched in April - Next training is Sept in Crewe, we have a waiting list of 7 already for this training but still spaces available - 16 young people referred to to programme since Jan 2017. - 14 young people are benefiting from practical and emotional support through the Mentoring programme. - Project funded by BIG Lottery Reaching Communities, Cheshire East Council Community Fund and The Akabusi Charitable Trust - Training Venue donated by Momentum Instore
Key Achievements –Although at the beginning of developing relationships we can report we have supported young people to access counselling, attend an inspiring event in Manchester, access health advice, benefits and financial advice, budgeting, healthy relationships, developing skills, confidence and volunteering opportunities, work placements and buckets of other practical and emotional support.
We also have new Premises on Church Street, Macclesfield where we are exploring delivering some drop in services for local Care Leavers.